Grand Island Public Schools
123 South Webb Road
Grand Island, NE 68802
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Their Opportunity.

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8730 – Promotion, Retention, Acceleration


The Grand Island Public Schools supports students progressing annually from grade to grade.  Exceptions may be made when, in the judgment of parents and the professional staff, such exceptions are in the best educational interest of the students involved. These exceptions will only be made after prior notification, explanation, and discussion with the students and their parents in accordance with estab­lished procedures.

Exceptions may include vertical acceleration, retention, horizontal enrich­ment, mentoring, or other curricular and instructional methods deemed in the best interest of students.

Adopted - July 7, 1980
Policy Revised: 5-4-98
Policy Reviewed: 01.15.2018

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Media Inquiries
Jack Sheard, Marketing & Communications
308-385-5900 Ext. 1127
Grand Island Public Schools
123 South Webb Road
Grand Island, NE 68802
Your Legacy.
Their Opportunity.

Enhancing opportunities by seeking and securing resources for projects, scholarships and programs.

Access digital copies of our district flyers.

Improving school-to-home communication by distribute school flyers directly to families digitally.

8730 – Promotion, Retention, Acceleration


The Grand Island Public Schools supports students progressing annually from grade to grade.  Exceptions may be made when, in the judgment of parents and the professional staff, such exceptions are in the best educational interest of the students involved. These exceptions will only be made after prior notification, explanation, and discussion with the students and their parents in accordance with estab­lished procedures.

Exceptions may include vertical acceleration, retention, horizontal enrich­ment, mentoring, or other curricular and instructional methods deemed in the best interest of students.

Adopted - July 7, 1980
Policy Revised: 5-4-98
Policy Reviewed: 01.15.2018

.pdf version

Media Inquiries
Jack Sheard, Marketing & Communications
308-385-5900 Ext. 1127
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