PERFORMANCE
EXPECTATIONS FOR ALL STUDENTS
Entering Grade 6 at Middle School or Grade 7 at Junior High School
The District Mathematics Test score
and the endofyear Mathematics grade determine the studentŐs performance
level. However, teacher recommendation should also be considered when making
student placement decisions.
District
Mathematics Test (DMT) Score

Above/At/Close
to Expectations 
Below Expectations 
Far
Below Expectations 
11 or higher 
A, B, C 
D or lower 

910 
A, B 
C or lower 

68 

A, B, C 
D or lower 
5 or fewer 


Any Grade 
Entering Grade 8
The MDTP Algebra Readiness Test score and the endofyear Grade 7 Mathematics grade determine the studentŐs performance level. However, teacher recommendation should also be considered when making student placement decisions.
Mathematics
Course
Completed

MDTP
Algebra Readiness Test Score 
Above Expectations 
At/Close
to Expectations 
Below Expectations 
Far
Below Expectations 
PreAlgebra
Advanced (Grade 7) 
34 or higher 
A, B 
C, D 
F 

2733 
A 
B, C, D 
F 


2026 

A, B, C 
D, F 


1319 

A, B 
C, D, F 


12 or fewer 



Any Grade 

PreAlgebra/PreAlgebra
Exploration (Grade 7) 
34 or higher 
A, B 
C, D 
F 

2733 
A 
B, C, D 
F 


2026 

A, B, C 
D, F 


1319 

A 
B, C, D 
F 

12 or fewer 



Any Grade 
Entering Grade 9 or 10
The Algebra EndofCourse Exam score
and the endofyear Mathematics grade for Grade 8 Algebra Advanced, Grade 8
Algebra, or Grade 9 Algebra Exploration determine the studentŐs performance
level. However, teacher
recommendation should also be considered when making student placement
decisions.
Algebra
Course
Completed

Algebra
EndofCourse Exam Score 
Above Expectations 
At/Close
to Expectations 
Below Expectations 
Far
Below Expectations 
Algebra Advanced(Grade 8) 
36 or higher 
A, B, C 
D 
F 

2235 
A, B 
C, D 
F 


1621 

A, B, C 
D, F 


1315 


Any Grade 


12 or fewer 



Any Grade 

Algebra (Grade 8)/ Algebra Exploration
(Grade 9) 
36 or higher 
A, B 
C 
D, F 

2235 
A 
B, C 
D, F 


1621 

A, B 
C or lower 


1315 


Any Grade 


12 or fewer 



Any Grade 

Expectations

Above/At/Close
to
Expectations 
Below Expectations 
Far
Below Expectations 

MIDDLE SCHOOLS 
Grade
6 Placement for Exiting Gr. 5 
Mathematics 6^{th} (1 Period) 4002, 4002S, 4002C,
4002G, 4002L, 4002B OR Mathematics 6^{th}
Block (2 Periods) 4012, 4012S, 4012C,
4012G, 4012L, 4012B 
Mathematics Exploration 6^{th} (1 Period) 4006, 4006G, 4006L,
4006B ORMathematics Exploration 6^{th}
Block (2 Periods) 4008, 4008G, 4008L,
4008B 

Grade 7
Placement (or
Grade 6 Placement, if
retained) for
Exiting Gr. 6 
PreAlgebra 7^{th
} (1 Period) 4001, 4001G, 4001L,
4001B ORPreAlgebra 7^{th}
Block (2 Periods) 4013, 4013G, 4013L, 4013BORPreAlgebra Advanced^{} (1 Period) 4051, 4051S, 4051C,
4051E, 4051F, 4051L ORPreAlgebra 7^{th }Advanced Block^{} (2 Periods) 4050, 4050S, 4050C, 4050L 
PreAlgebra 7^{th} (1 Period) 4001, 4001G, 4001L,
4001B ORPreAlgebra 7^{th}
Block (2 Periods) 4013, 4013G, 4013L,
4013B 

^{} 
Retained in Grade
6 for Literacy: Mathematics
Exploration 6^{th} (1 Period) 4006, 4006G, 4006L,
4006B ORMathematics Exploration 6^{th}
Block (2 Periods) 4008, 4008G, 4008L,
4008B 

Grade 8
Placement for Exiting Gr. 7 
Algebra 1 (1 Period) 4041, 4041G, 4041L,
4041B OR
Algebra 1 Block (2 Periods) 4021, 4021L, 4021B OR
Algebra 1 Advanced (1 Period) 4063, 4063S, 4063C,
4063E, 4063F, 4063L, 4063B ORAlgebra 1 Advanced
Block (2 Periods) 4061, 4061S, 4061C, 4061L 
Middle School Algebra(1 Period) 4080 




Expectations

Above/At/Close
to
Expectations 
Below Expectations 
Far
Below Expectations 
JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS 
Grade 7
Placement for Exiting Gr. 6 
PreAlgebra 7^{th} (1 Period) 4001, 4001G, 4001L,
4001B OR
PreAlgebra 7^{th
}Block (2 Periods) 4013, 4013G, 4013L,
4013B OR
PreAlgebra
Advanced (1 Period) 4051, 4051S, 4051C,
4051E, 4051F, 4051L OR
PreAlgebra 7^{th}
Advanced Block (2 Periods) 4050, 4050S, 4050C,
4050L 
PreAlgebra
Exploration 7^{th} (1 Period) 4007, 4007G, 4007L,
4007B ORPreAlgebra
Exploration 7^{th} Block (2 Periods) 4018, 4018L, 4018B 

Grade 8
Placement (or
Grade 7 Placement, if
retained) for
Exiting Gr. 7 
Algebra 1
(1 Period) 4041, 4041G, 4041L,
4041B ORAlgebra 1 Block (2 Periods) 4021, 4021L, 4021B OR
Algebra 1 Advanced (1 Period) 4063, 4063S, 4063C,
4063E, 4063F, 4063L, 4063B ORAlgebra 1 Advanced
Block (2 Periods) 4061, 4061S, 4061C,
4061L 
Middle School Algebra(1 Period) 4080 


Retained in
Grade 7 for Literacy PreAlgebra
Exploration 7^{th} (1 Period) 4007, 4007G, 4007L,
4007B ORPreAlgebra Exploration
7^{th} Block (2 Periods) 4018, 4018L, 4018B 
Note: Students who are Far Below or Below
Expectations will be combined in one class.
ALL STUDENTS
Expectations

Above
Expectations 
At/Close
to Expectations 
Below Expectations 
Far
Below Expectations 
Grade 9
Placement for Exiting Gr. 8 students who successfully COMPLETED a full year of
Algebra curriculum 
Geometry 1 Advanced (1 Period) 4175, 4175S, 4175C 
Geometry 1 (1 Period) 4141, 4141G, 4141L,
4141B 
Algebra Exploration
9^{th} 1 (1 Period) 4032, 4032G, 4032L,
4032B ORAlgebra Exploration
9^{th} 1 Block (2 Periods) 4025, 4025G, 4025L,
4025B 

Grade 9
Placement for Exiting Gr. 8 students who DID NOT COMPLETE a full year of
Algebra curriculum 
Algebra Exploration
9^{th} (1 Period) 4032, 4032G, 4032L,
4032B ORAlgebra Exploration
9^{th} Block (2 Periods) 4025, 4025G, 4025L,
4025B 

Grade
10 Placement for Exiting Gr. 9 students who passed a 9^{th} grade
mathematics course 
Enroll
in next appropriate mathematics course in studentŐs educational plan.
(Geometry 1,
Geometry 1 Advanced, Intermediate Algebra 1, Intermediate Algebra 1 Advanced,
or higher level course, if appropriate) NOTE: Enroll tenth graders new to the
district in Algebra 1 (4041) or Algebra
Exploration 9^{th}1 (4032) if they have not received Algebra 12
credit. 

Grade
10 Placement for Exiting Gr. 9 students who failed Algebra Exploration 
Geometry 1
4141, 4141G, 4141L,
4141B (Note: Student must
make up Algebra credit to graduate.) 

Grade
10 Placement for Exiting Gr. 9 students who failed a mathematics course other
than Algebra
Exploration 
Repeat
Course student failed.


Grade
11 Placement for Exiting Gr. 10 students who passed both Algebra and
Geometry 
Enroll
in next appropriate mathematics course in studentŐs educational plan.
(Unifying
Algebra and Geometry, Intermediate Algebra, or higher level course,
if
appropriate)


Grade
11 Placement for Exiting Gr. 10 students who did not pass both Algebra and
Geometry 
Repeat Course
student failed. Note: Student should not be placed in
Unifying Algebra and Geometry. 