Promotion and Placement


  • According to New York Education Law, "school districts are required to annually notify the parents and persons in parental relation to the students attending this district of the district's grade promotion and placement policy along with an explanation of how such policy was developed." The Amherst Central School District is sensitive to concerns regarding the criteria used for making student grade promotion and placement decisions.  In light of these concerns, and in compliance with relevant provisions of the Education Law and Regulations of the Commissioner of Education, the District has adopted Policy #7210, Student Evaluation