MIDDLE SCHOOL (8th Grade)
8th Grade Point Distribution
Students will need a total score of 70 or above to be considered for vacancies.
Grade Point Average
(Current school year)
Norm Referenced Test
Total Possible Points
Breakdown of Possible Point Distribution:
Grade Point Average (Up to 20 points possible)
Norm Referenced Test (Up to 30 points possible)
Percentiles for MAP, ACP’s or other DISD approved assessments
Onsite Essay (Up to 25 points possible)
The essay is an expository essay based on prompts inspired by 8th grade STAAR Writing prompts.
The rubric is based on the 8th grade STAAR writing rubric.
Student Interview (Up to 25 points possible)
The interview is a series of questions seeking to identify academically oriented, focused, driven and thoughtful students.
The questions attempt to connect us with students that have potential and compatibility with our model.