Rising 6th Grade Registration

Hello future Burley families!

This page has been designed to support 5th grade students and their families with the middle school course registration process.

Rising 6th Grade Welcome Letter

Transition Timeline of Important Dates and Events

  • Important Info/Dates:
    • Welcome info5-6 Transition Burley Bear Info
    • January--School Counselors will share a form with 5th grade teachers to distribute to all 5th grade families with information about 6th grade elective choices.  Here is the list of course descriptions.
    • We will hold a rising 6th grade Zoom on January 18th in the evening.  You will be sent a Zoom link when we get closer to the date.  This will be recorded for families unable to attend.
    • TBA--Burley 5-6 Family Night
    • April 18th--5th grade student visit to Burley from their elementary schools between 9:45 and 11:30 a.m.
    • Compacted Math information

6th Grade Classes

ACPS Middle School Program Guide

  • Language Arts- Language Arts 6
  • Math 6- Two levels are available: Math 6 and Math 6 Compacted (Covers the 6th - 8th grade math curriculum to prepare for Algebra I in 7th grade). Click here for a detailed description of each level.
  • Science 6 (year-long)
  • History 6 (year-long)- United States History I to 1865
  • Health/PE (year-long)
  • Electives- Click Here for the list of elective courses available in 6th grade.

Sample Schedule

  Blue Day White Day
Block 1 Language Arts Language Arts
Block 2 Science History
Block 3 Math Math
Block 4 Health/PE Elective

Spanish Immersion Program

For students who participated in a Spanish Immersion program in elementary school, the following course path will be taken at Burley:

  • 6th Grade: Immersion will be provided through History and Science. This accounts for one block of these students' day.
  • 7th Grade: Immersion will be provided through History and Science. This accounts for one block of these students' day.
  • 8th Grade: Students will take Spanish II. Students will also have the opportunity to take the STAMP test at the end of the year to determine their proficiency level.
  • High School: Spanish course level will be determined by performance on the STAMP test (Spanish 3 or Spanish 4). Additionally, bilingual certification can be acquired by the STAMP test in 8th grade or in high school.