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Is my kid failing school this year?

I want to know if my kid is passing or failing this year? He has three F's, and the rest are D's. If he fails, he is in the 8th grade again..

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tell him to work harder, the way he's going now, he's failing

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There is no way he can bring those grades up, summer is almost here. There is only like a few weeks left.

Well, people learn through their mistakes. He should've done his homework & studied for tests. Most kids are just too lazy to do the work schools give them.
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D's are passable grades. You need to encourage him to study harder because school get harder if he does practice studying.

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Well if he's in the first or second quarter of the year then it's not too bad but if its the 3rd or 4th quarter then you need to find a way to get him to work harder.

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It's the 4th quarter.
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Ok well he needs to get to work hard and fast
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That would depend on the yearly average once all of the grades in each class are combined together. Are the 3 F's in the same subject, during separate semesters? 3 F's in different subjects does not necessarily mean he will fail the entire year. It depends on the other grades he has. Also, there is always summer school, which I assure you he would be attending if he were my kid. I hate it when we go through these things.

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The three F's are in Science, Math and Language Arts. And what if he is still failing after summer school? Does that mean he fails the whole grade?
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He will probally going to unless you get him to step up his game
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If it's only 1 F in 3 subjects, he still has a chance. If he doesn't have F's across the board in all of those subjects, there is still hope. He wouldn't be seeing anything except books and extra credit assignments he begs those teachers for if it were up to me. You might be able to go to the teachers and see what he can do "extra" to boost his grade. I allowed a few students to do that IF I thought they were serious. And, by the time I got through with him, he would be very serious. Good Luck to you.
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I just saw where you said it was the fourth quarter. Yes, he is in trouble. The only hope he might have is VERY high grades the rest of the year, and possible some extra credit IF his teacher(s) will agree. Other than that, he would be having a miserable summer in my house if he failed. Summer school and nothing else.
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They are getting ready to take the state testings. Does that mean he will have to do the same grade over again? Or if he goes to summer school will he pass?
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Don't get stressed anymore than you are now. I know it's hard. There IS a definite chance that he could pass, if he attends summer school. What I would do is get in touch with his counselor as soon as you can, have him/her pull the records/grades, and let them go over with you and tell you what the possibilities are as to what he can do to help him pass.
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Also State testings do not determine if he will fail or pass the year. At least in my school they didn't. His grades in HIS school do determine that. Are you talking about the SAT test(s)?
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Yes. SAT.
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OK thats what I thought. There is still hope. Talk to the school the first chance you get. If they know a parent is on top of it, they will work with you. I know I did more than once.
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Its over halfway through the second semester. If he works hard and the f's aren't too low he can pull them up. D's are passing although he could do better. If he needs help, just offer him some tutoring but don't yell at him. My parents yelled at me for bad grades when the issue was that I simply didn't understand. If he agrees to tutoring, have him bring in the syllabus so the tutor knows what hes gone over and he can say where hes lost. You need to do this now though or he won't have time to catch up

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