• Knox County Middle Schools
     Honors Criteria Placement Criteria
    6th Grade
     
     
    In order to assure multiple pathways for honors, students may qualify for honors courses by meeting at least one of the following criteria:

     Mathematics

    • At least 84% on TCAP/TN Ready standardized test
    • At least 80% on STAR Assessment test
    • Teacher recommendation (5th grade) is used when student does not meet one or both of the above criteria.

      Reading Language Arts

    • At least 84% on TCAP/TN Ready standardized test.
    • At least 80% on STAR Assessment test.
    • Teacher recommendation (5th grade)  is used when student does not meet one or both of the above criteria.
     Science 
    • At least 84% on TCAP/TN Ready standardized test
    • Teacher recommendation (5th grade) is used when student does not meet TCAP/TN Ready criteria.

    Social Studies

    • At least 84% on TCAP/TN Ready standardized test
    • Teacher recommendation (5th grade) is used when student does not meet TCAP/TN Ready criteria.
     
    *Students entering middle school from outside the district will be placed using identical or similar standardized assessment data.
    *Parents, students and staff may appeal student placement decisions at all grade levels by contacting the school Principals of the respective grade level (6th- Winstead, 7th- Bailey and 8th- Phillips).