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Students are required to take classes in the core areas - math, science, social studies and English language arts. Course syllabi are designed through collaboration between department chairpersons and individual instructors.  Subject coverage is based on the Georgia's Common core Standards and the DCSS pacing guides. Presently,  McNair Middle  offers year-long classes inboth  business education, chorus and  band.  Additionally, students are rotated into connections classes.  These include art, general music, health, physical education, math tools, reading, creative writings, engineering STEM and chorus.  In accordance with federal guidelines, accomdations are made for exceptional students whether they are gifted or special needs.
What you need to know about testing!
Middle School Testing Dates
 
Aug. 7 – Sep. 28, 2018                                       MAP Assessment (Fall Universal Screener)                             Grades 6 – 8
Oct. 16 – Nov. 16, 2018                                    Gifted Formal Evaluation Assessment                                      Grades 6 - 8
Oct. 10, 2018                                                      PSAT 8                                                                                            Grade 8
Dec. 10 – Feb. 8, 2019                                       MAP Assessment (Winter Universal Screener)                       Grade 6 – 8
Jan. 16 - Mar. 7, 2019                                        ACCESS for English Language Learners (ELLs)                        Grades 6 – 8
Jan. 16 - Mar. 7, 2019                                       Alternate ACCESS for English Language Learners (ELLs)       Grades 6 - 8
Jan. 28 – Mar. 7, 2019                                      National Assessment of Educational Progress                        Grade 8 
Mar. 25 – May 3, 2019                                     Georgia Alternative Assessment (GAA)                                     Grades 6-8 
Apr. 16 – May 1, 2019                                     Georgia Milestone End-of-Grade (EOG)                                     Grades 6 – 8
Apr. 17 – May 23, 2019                                   MAP Assessment (Spring Universal Screener)                         Grades 6 – 8
April 30 – May 2, 2019                                    Georgia Milestone End-of-Course (EOC)                                   Grade 8
Jun. 24 - 27, 2019                                              Georgia Milestone End-of-Grade (EOG) Retest                       Grade 8
 
 
Questions?  Please consult the Counseling Department or the  AP of Instruction. 
 
 
 
 
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