• Single Subject Acceleration


    Single Subject Acceleration is the practice of assigning a student to a higher-grade level than is typical, given the student's age, for the purpose of providing access to appropriately challenging learning opportunities in either Language Arts or Mathematics.


    Learn more here.  See below for nomination windows and forms.  


    The SSA Parent Test Request submission deadline is March 22, 2021!

    Parent  Information           Parent Test Request Form

    Please email Christine Wheeler at cwheeler@wcpss.net if you have questions.



    Any questions should be directed to Christine Wheeler cwheeler@wcpss.net.  

  • Single Subject Acceleration

    Students meeting qualifying criteria in grades K‐7 can take advanced academic content in mathematics or English Language Arts through Single Subject Acceleration (SSA). This ensures opportunities for appropriate levels of academic challenge. Only students who are currently enrolled and attending a WCPSS school during the open nomination and testing window are eligible to be considered for SSA.

    Test Request Deadlines

    Test Requests for the 2021-22 school year must be submitted during your school’s calendar deadline.

    •  Traditional Calendar Schools, Year-Round Track 4, Barwell ES, Fox & Walnut Creek ES: March 22, 2021
    •  Leadership Academies: March 29, 2021
    •  Modified Calendar Schools: April 2, 2021


    Testing Windows

    Students will be tested for the 2021-22 during the testing windows indicated below. No requests for testing outside these windows will be accepted. 

    • Traditional Calendar Schools: April 7 - April 28, 2021
    • All Other Schools: April 19 - May 7, 2021

    Your request for testing must be documented and provided to the AIG Teacher. The request must clearly indicate which one subject you wish for your child to be tested. Below are the SSA Test Request Forms.

    Test Request Form (ENG)

    Test Request Form (ESP)

    Reach out to the SSA Contact at your child’s school with any questions.