Student meets eligibility requirements and evidence of academic performance meets or exceeds the passing standard.
Student's GPA does not indicate that he or she has met the passing standard. The student's GPA is too low in relation to the comparison group. Specifically, the student's GPA is lower than the median GPA of the comparison group and also is lower than the GPA that is 2 standard errors below the mean GPA and the standard error of the mean is .25 or lower.
Student's transcript, portfolio and/or other supporting academic work does not indicate that academic performance meets the passing standard.
Teacher evaluates that the student's academic performance does not meet the passing standard.
Student's GPA is below 1.0 or the cohort's median or mean GPA is below 1.0.
No Determination - Eligibility Not Established:
Minimum 3-test requirement not fulfilled.
Minimum 3-test requirement waiver request not approved.
216 minimum score not achieved (n/a for students with disabilities).
216 minimum score waiver request not approved.
95% student attendance requirement not met.
95% student attendance requirement waiver request not approved.
Tutoring requirement not fulfilled.
Tutoring requirement waiver request not approved.
No Determination - Level of Performance Not Established:
There are fewer than 6 other students in the cohort.
Student's GPA is lower than the median GPA of the comparison group and the standard error of the mean is above .25.
Cohort worksheet is: incomplete; inaccurate; handwritten; not included; or contains GPAs of 0.3 or below.
Transcript, portfolio and/or other supporting academic evidence is incomplete, insufficient or not included.
Grade 10 and/or 11 GPAs are not included in the worksheet. No explanation given.
Additional information in support of the appeal was not submitted.
* As of November 17, 2006, the minimum MCAS test score of 216 to be eligible for an MCAS Performance Appeal is no longer in effect, per the Massachusetts Board of Education.