The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB)
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8th Grade Time Line
The time is here for 9th grade course selections. We will be working throughout the year with your 8th grade student on the transition to high school. The following information may be helpful to you in guiding your student through this important, decision-making time.
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Please call the Registrar to schedule an appointment to enroll a new student. Bring the following information with you:
Proof of residence: Current light, water, or gas bill with your name and service address, closing settlement statement, or a lease agreement signed by the lessee and lessor with the student listed as an occupant. (Telephone bills are not acceptable)
Copy of most recent report card, and TAKS or other standardized test scores
Name, address and phone number of the last school attended
Social Security Card
Parent/Guardian Driver's license
If your child is serviced under any special programs (i.e. Special Ed., ESL, GT/Honors) please inform the registrar and bring documentation to your enrollment appointment.
If you are moving out of the Doerre area, please notify the registrar at least 24 hours in advance.
The Guidance Counselor
|counsels with students and parents regarding educational, social, or vocational concerns |
counsels with students and parents regarding placement leads programs and counsels
students in skills needed to resist negative peer pressure
registers and assists new students with the adjustment to the campus
works with students on developing responsible behavior
assists with the district's standardized testing
conferences with parents and students regarding the transition to high school
acts as an educational liaison for referrals for special education testing
maintains student records
To be promoted in grades 6 and 7, a student must attain an average of at least 70 in all core academic areas: language arts, (including reading improvement if required), mathematics (including math improvement if required), science and social studies. In addition, a student must have an overall average of 70 or above in all courses taken.
In addition to the academic requirements stated above, all 8th graders must also pass their TAKS Reading and Math tests to be promoted to grade 9. This new initiative is called the Texas Student Success Initiative (SSI).
Credit by Exam
Klein ISD students may attempt to earn credit by exam without prior classroom instruction. There is a new procedure and timeline for students attempting to accelerate K-8 courses. To apply for acceleration of K-8 courses, please review the FAQ document for the new dates, complete the application provided in the link and return the application to your child’s counselor. Testing will be held in a central location at the Klein Student Services Center.
Frequently Asked Questions
Parent Application Link for K-8 Acceleration:
CBE Parents Registration Form
Students attempting credit by exam for 9th-12th grade courses will continue to follow the CBE calendar offered throughout the year.
High School CBE Calendar and Guidelines:
CBE High School guidelines
Registration Form for 9th-12th Grade CBE Courses
Please complete the application in the link below and return to your child’s counselor.
CBE High School Registration Form