Middle school students are required to take 42 trimester units which includes courses in English, History, Science, Mathematics, Physical Education and Electives. OUSD requires students successfully complete 36 trimester units with a grade of "D" or better and not fail more than one trimester in the same core academic area, in order to promote from middle school. 

PLEASE NOTE: Students who do not meet the promotion requirements will not be allowed to participate in any 8th grade promotion activities and will not be able to attend the Promotion Ceremony and will be subject to attending Summer School.  Interventions are available to help prevent failure and retention.