• School Closings/Delays:

    Governor Wolf has closed all Pennsylvania schools “until further notice” so that we may practice social distancing in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Clairton City Schools went online Monday, March 30th offering “remote” learning from home and full instructional days are being provided through Google Classroom to your children.  Virtual classes will NOT be held on Friday, April 10th through Monday, April 13th in observance of the Easter Holiday.  Virtual learning will resume on Tuesday, April 14th.

    For online learning instructions, please visit ccsdbears.org/learnonline

    For the latest COVID-19 updates and information, please visit ccsdbears.org/covid19

    Chromebook Fund Drive: ccsdbears.org/News/chromebook-drive

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Grade Level Promotion Requirements

Elementary Grades K-5 Requirements
There are four (4) 45-day grading periods for the school year.  A team decision will determine a student promotion when multiple subjects have been failed.

Grades 6, 7, and 8 Requirements
In order for a student to be promoted, s/he must successfully complete at least 29 of the 40 units offered in each grade.  Unit values are listed next to each course below.

Grades 6, 7, and 8 Units
Reading 10
Mathematics 10
Language Arts 5
Social Studies 5
Science 5
Enrichment / Specials 5

Specials will change each marking period and vary according to grade level.

High School Requirements
A student will be promoted into the following grade levels by obtaining a minimum of the following credits:

Grade 10 6.5 Credits
Grade 11 12 Credits
Grade 12 19.5 Credits
Graduation 25.5 Credits

If a student does not obtain the proper credits to be promoted to the next grade level, that student may be retained.  

All students are required to pass English and Physical Education in each of their high school years.  English courses must be taken in the proper sequence beginning with 9th grade.  Students who fail a course will be expected to attend a summer school program approved by the high school counselor to make up the deficiency.  Those who do not ATTEND summer school will be required to repeat the level failed.  Students will not be allowed to schedule more than one required English or Physical Education class in any school year.  Doubling up English or Physical Education classes is not permitted.

All decisions on promotion requirements will be made by the Administration.