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Academics

The school day consists of CORE, STAR, and FLEX classes. Students are expected to pass CORE classes to be promoted to the next grade.

CORE Classes: Students spend the majority of their day in CORE classes: English Language Arts, Social Studies, Math, and Science.

STAR (Students Arts Related): Students are required to take year-long Health/Fitness.  Students may elect to enroll in a random rotation of three of the following: Art, Performance (drama and music), Technology, Spanish (6) and Robotics (7/8). Students have an additional option of enrolling in year-long Band, Choir, Spanish (7&8), Advanced Art (8), Advanced Technology (8).

Math Pathways: As a part of the forecasting process for mathematics, all students in the Camas School District will be placed in 6th grade math to begin.  Students may challenge their math placement at the end of their sixth grade year by completing an application or teacher recommendation and taking a challenge assessment.  Those students will take an additional math class during Flex as a year round class during the next school year. The nomination window will be advertised on the school and the district websites.  Based on the results of the assessments, students will be forecasted into one of the following:

Hi- Capable (Grades 6 & 7) Students who have been identified as Highly-Capable will receive instruction that address the Common Core Standards at an accelerated pace and a deeper level of understanding. Seventh and eighth-grade students will continue in their HCP language arts pathway. Information regarding the nomination and selection process can be found on the Camas School District Highly Capable website.