Classroom Placement and Retention


    The assignment of students to classrooms is a task requiring careful planning by the school staff.  The procedure used at Mill Pond to develop elementary school class lists incorporating knowledge of the student and professional judgment of the staff. The staff of Mill Pond recognizes the importance of a policy relating to the retention of students at the elementary level.  There are many factors which influence the decision to retain an elementary student.  A specific procedure will be followed for contemplating student retention. The final decision regarding whether or not to retain will always be made in the best interest of the child.