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Junior High Course Selection Documents, 2019-2020

Current JA 6th Graders: Monday, February 11th (6:30pm to 8:00pm) - JA Student Transition Night. This night is only for our 6th grade families who re-signed to attend JA Secondary for 7th grade. We will review the enrollment paperwork as well as the course selection process. You will leave with an enrollment packet to be completed and returned within one week of the meeting (required paperwork will include a copy of 1st semester report card & testing results). Additionally, you will receive course selection paperwork and an overview of the Junior High Honors program and its requirements.

Current JA 7th Graders: ALL 2019- 2020 paperwork should be brought in on Wednesday, February 6th so we can select courses online together. A parent signature is REQUIRED to do anything online.
Current JA 8th Graders: Your paperwork is listed under HS documents.


If you are NEW to JA and will be an incoming 7th or 8th grader,
you are welcome to contact Kyrie Adams, School Counselor, kadams@jajags.com about any necessary paperwork. 


 Important Dates for Current JA 6th Graders

January 22nd to February 8th  – School Hours – Re-sign Window.  If you would like to continue enrollment at Jefferson Academy, please stop by the Secondary campus Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 3:30pm to re-sign your student.  This letter serves as your reminder to re-sign.  If you do not re-sign your student during this timeframe, then your enrollment spot for the following year will be lost.

February 11th – 6:30pm to 8:00pm – JA Student Transition Night (Mandatory).  This night is only for our 6th grade families who re-signed to attend JA Secondary for 7th grade.  We will review the enrollment paperwork as well as the course selection process.  You will leave with an enrollment packet to be completed and returned within two weeks of the meeting.  Additionally, you will receive course selection paperwork and an overview of the Junior High Honors program and its requirements.

Before or no later than February 25th – All Paperwork is Due.  Once the paperwork is complete, please return it to the Secondary office on or before Monday, February 24.  This is the final step in ensuring your student’s continued enrollment at JA.

May 2nd or May 9th – Honors Language Arts/Social Studies Writing Assessment @ JA Secondary.  Students interested in being considered for Honors courses must complete the placement process.  More information will be sent out as the date approaches.

May 9th @ 9:45am – Math Placement Testing @ JA Elementary (for current JA students only).  To determine the appropriate placement in their math course, all students are required to complete a one-time math assessment.  Based upon their results and all available data, students will be placed in Math 7 or Math 7/8.

July 29th to August 5th – Online School Registration.  Each year, students are required to register with their school and complete all paperwork to update contact information, acknowledge parent/student handbook compliance, etc.  At the secondary, we complete the entire process online so that you can do so from the comfort of your own home.  You may submit immunization records, pay school fees, update contact information, purchase parking permits through our registration website.  You will receive more information about the process as the new school year approaches.

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