Washington County School District shall provide remedial education program services for
students in grades 9-12 who have identified deficiencies in reading, writing and
mathematics. The Remedial Education Program shall be operated in accordance with State
Board of Education criteria.
Students in grades 9-12 are eligible for remedial services under this program if they meet
at least two or more of the following criteria:
1. A formal student support team (SST) process containing
documented evidence supporting remedial placement.
2. The student has been retained in that particular
3. The student is receiving or is eligible for Title I
services (Student must be listed on the Title I Eligibility List).
4. The student has been recommended by a teacher who has
documented any of the following:
Low performance in the reading series.
Low performance in the math series.
The student is unable to verbally express ideas and cannot write or
dictate a meaningful sentence.
5. Current test information indicated
that student has a score at or below the 25th percentile. (Test data will be
considered valid for a period of two years).
Special Education Students: Students receiving special education services who meet
the above eligibility requirements, whose special education program is not designed to address
their respective reading, writing or mathematics deficiencies, are also eligible for services
under the Remedial Education Program.
Remediation for ninth grade students will be done through the DreamsQuest Program.
Students enrolled in this program will receive intensive instruction in reading/language arts
and mathematics, with two-hour classes being scheduled daily in each of these
areas. The student will also receive instruction in Economics/Citizenship,
Social Skills, and one elective class. The student will receive academic credit for the
courses successfully completed in academic areas and elective credit for Social Skills.
Credit for the elective class will be awarded based on the course selected. Students
successfully passing all classes will earn a total of five units. These classes are limited to
a maximum of 15 students per section.
Tenth and Eleventh Grades
Tenth and eleventh grade students meeting the requirements for remediation will be served
through the Success program. Utilizing the team-teaching concept, students will receive
instruction in English, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Vocational/Career training.
The student will receive academic credit for the courses successfully completed in academic
areas and vocational elective credit for the Vocational/Career Training. These classes
are limited to a maximum of 17 students per section.
Each student will be tested at the beginning of the school term and again at the end of the
school year to determine progress and future placement.
Twelfth grade remediation will be for student who have not passed a sub-test of the Georgia
High School Graduation Test. Students enrolled in this program will remain in remedial
classes until such time as the test is re-administered and the student obtains a passing