What does the word “rising” mean, in relation to grade levels?
A. Rising refers to the grade level the student will be entering into during the fall of the next school year. For example, the term “rising junior” indicates that, at the time a student completes the application for an INSPIRE Summer STEM experience, he or she is in the sophomore grade of high school. But in the fall of that year, the student will be entering the junior yea. > Back to question list Q19.