MPS Math Placement Process

At the end of grades 5, 6 and 7, students are placed in their math courses for the following year. Each grade level has several placement options:

Grade 6 Grade 7 Grade 8
Grade 6 Math  Grade 7 Math  Grade 8 Math
Grade 6 Advanced Math  Grade 7 Pre-Algebra  Grade 8 Algebra 
Grade 6 Pre-Algebra  Grade 7 Algebra  Grade 8 Advanced Geometry 


Letter from Director of STEAM in regards to placement process (dated 11/13/17)


We have carefully developed criteria for student enrollment in our district’s middle school math courses.  This placement is based on the student's performance on standardized and nonstandardized assessments, i.e., the Orleans-Hanna Algebra Prognosis Math Test, classroom unit assessments and benchmark/diagnostic assessments, as well as teacher recommendation.


 MPS Mathematics Pathways - Grades 6-9


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