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Single Subject Acceleration

Students meeting qualifying criteria can take advanced academic content in select mathematics or English Language Arts courses through Single Subject Acceleration (SSA). This ensures opportunities for appropriate levels of academic challenge. 

  • SSA allows students to show mastery of content in select elementary or middle school courses. Students who prove mastery do not have to take the course and may move on to the next level.  
  • Parents may nominate their child to skip a grade level of content in either English Language Arts or mathematics.  In middle school, students can be nominated to skip one of these courses:
    • 7 Plus 
    • 7th Grade ELA 
    • 8th Grade ELA

 

Request for Test Administration Windows

Test Requests must be submitted during the below windows based on your child’s CURRENT track.  We are not able to accept nominations outside the set windows for the given calendar.

 

Test Request Window

Track 1

February 24-February 28th

Tracks 2-4

March 23rd-March 27th

 

Requests for SSA Testing will be available here beginning on February 12th.  

Please contact Michelle Gainey at mgainey@wcpss.net if you have any questions.