Academic Programs
Qualifying for CUSD GATE Program Performance Based Middle School Program
New GATE Transfer Students
Social/Emotional Needs UCI GATE Academy
GATE Testing Questions General GATE Questions
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Performance Based Middle School Program

MS Placement Criteria into Accelerated Courses


Placement into MS Accelerated Courses for the 17-18 School Year for students who are not GATE identified


Middle school academic advisors facilitate accelerated course placement at the school site level.  Academic Advisors will have accelerated course placement criteria by early May 2017. Middle schools will also post the criteria on their websites by mid-May. A waiver system will not be available for entrance into the accelerated courses. Students must meet the criteria set by middle school administration for entrance into the accelerated ELA and social science courses.


2017-2018 Middle School Placement Guidelines

2017-2018 Middle School Placement Guidelines

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Capistrano Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in all district activities, programs, and employment based upon actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, religion, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, sex, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Reference: AR 1312.3, BP 1312.3 and BP 5183.

Rich Montgomery, Executive Director, Human Resource Services/Compliance
33122 Valle Road, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 234-9200

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