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Reclassification Criteria

When an English Learner has demonstrated proficiency in English and has met the reclassification criteria, the student will reclassify as Fluent-English Proficient (RFEP) per Education Code Section 313 (d) guidelines.
The established criteria for reclassification are as follows:

Grades 6-12

Annual CELDT scores:
Overall perfomance of 4 or 5 with skill area scores of 3 or higher in Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing

Teacher Evaluation:
The student is judged successful in a Mainstream English Program based on a review of the following
Secondary Grade Report

A grade of C or better in English or ESL 3/4

Performance in Basic Grade Level Skills

California Standards Test Results (CST)
in English Language Arts at Basic, Proficient or Advanced level