Single Subject Acceleration

  • Are you interested in learning more about Single Subject Acceleration (SSA)? 

    Please click HERE to review the 2024 SSA Parent Information presentation.  If you choose for your child to test for SSA, please find embedded in the presentation the requisite SSA Test Request (Google Form), which MUST be completed and submitted during your track's respective window.  

    SSA Test Request Windows
    Track 1 + 3: February 21 - March 5, 2024  | Track 4: March 11-22, 2024  |  Track 2: April 1-12, 2024.

     After reviewing the SSA Parent Presentation, if you have any questions OR if you can not complete the SSA Test Request form (due to online difficulties), please email our SSA Contact, Kiersten Bashor: kbashor@wcpss.net 

    Please note the information below  is general SSA info from WCPSS.  The county's information contains all calendars' test request windows.  Please know that we must adhere to the year-round tracks' test request windows.  Thank you!

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  • 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 2023-24 school year must be submitted during your school’s calendar request window.

    • Leadership Academies, Modified, and Year-Round Tracks 1 and 3:  February 21 - March 5, 2024
    • Year-Round Track 4: March 11 - March 22, 2024
    • Traditional Calendar and Year-Round Track 2: April 1 - April 12, 2024

    Test Request Forms

    If you cannot complete the Google form, please submit a request in writing to the school's SSA contact.

    Testing Windows

    Students will test for SSA placement for the 2024-25 school year during the testing windows indicated below. Requests for testing outside these windows will not be accepted. 

    • Leadership Academies, Modified, and Year-Round Tracks 1 and 3:  April 1 - April 12, 2024
    • Traditional Calendar and Year-Round Tracks 2 and 4:  April 22 - May 6, 2024


    Your request for testing must be documented and provided to the SSA Coordinator at your school. The request must clearly indicate which one subject you wish for your student to be tested. Contact your school’s SSA Coordinator for more information regarding this process.