eighth grade


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eighth grade

n
(Education) (in the US)the eighth year of school, when students are 12 to 14 years old
ˌeighth-ˈgrader n
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UXBRIDGE -- McCloskey Middle School is pleased to announce their 2015 "Project 351 Ambassador'' is eighth grade student Sean Morrissey.
Kidsports basketball: Registration deadlines for sixth through eighth grade boys basketball is Nov.
The researchers enrolled 131,781 girls in the eighth grade before the initiation of an immunization program in Ontario and another 128,712 girls in the eighth grade enrolled In the immunization program.
Among young Texans who started eighth grade in 01, less than one-fifth went on to earn a higher education credential within six years of their high school graduation.
Each year, some 300,000 students begin eighth grade in a Texas public school.
The report urges legislators and education stakeholders to consider that not all students can master algebra in the eighth grade.
The study relies on data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 1998-1999, which follows a nationally representative sample of students from the fall of kindergarten through the spring of eighth grade (the 1998-1999 through 2006-2007 schools years).
Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities (JGC) at Stanford University have led to the proposed development of a three-part monitoring system that: (1) Identifies students at the end of the first semester of eighth grade who may benefit from participation in a summer program that helps them transition into high school; (2) Helps high schools identify incoming ninth grade students who might benefit from additional supports; and (3) Monitors students during ninth grade to ensure that they stay on track for high school graduation.
Quantitative analysis had already yielded a snapshot of inequities deriving from the policies surrounding placement in eighth grade as well as significant benefits deriving from that placement.
Many more countries participated in the eighth grade study than in the fourth grade study.
The international average in mathematics at the eighth grade level, obtained by averaging across the mean scores for each of the 46 participating countries, was 467.
Golden Poppy, a campus for pupils in kindergarten through eighth grade, opened in 2004 near 60th Street East and Avenue R.