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 end-of-year 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

 

9-10

A, B

C or lower

 

6-8

 

A, B, C

D or lower

5 or fewer

 

 

Any Grade

 

Entering Grade 8

The MDTP Algebra Readiness Test score and the end-of-year 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

 

 

Pre-Algebra Advanced

(Grade 7)

34 or higher

A, B

C, D

F

 

27-33

A

B, C, D

F

 

20-26

 

A, B, C

D, F

 

13-19

 

A, B

C, D, F

 

12 or fewer

 

 

 

Any Grade

 

Pre-Algebra/Pre-Algebra Exploration

(Grade 7)

 

34 or higher

A, B

C, D

F

 

27-33

A

B, C, D

F

 

20-26

 

A, B, C

D, F

 

13-19

 

A

B, C, D

F

12 or fewer

 

 

 

Any Grade

 

Entering Grade 9 or 10

The Algebra End-of-Course Exam score and the end-of-year 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 End-of-Course 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

 

22-35

A, B

C, D

F

 

16-21

 

A, B, C

D, F

 

13-15

 

 

Any Grade

 

12 or fewer

 

 

 

Any Grade

 

Algebra (Grade 8)/

Algebra Exploration (Grade 9)

36 or higher

A, B

C

D, F

 

22-35

A

B, C

D, F

 

16-21

 

A, B

C or lower

 

13-15

 

 

Any Grade

 

12 or fewer

 

 

 

Any Grade

 


ALL STUDENTS

 

Expectations

Above/At/Close to

Expectations

Below

Expectations

Far Below

Expectations

MIDDLE SCHOOLS

Grade 6 Placement for Exiting Gr. 5

 

Mathematics 6th

(1 Period)

4002, 4002S, 4002C, 4002G,

4002L, 4002B

 

OR

 

Mathematics 6th Block

(2 Periods)

4012, 4012S, 4012C, 4012G, 4012L, 4012B

Mathematics

Exploration 6th

(1 Period)

4006, 4006G, 4006L, 4006B

OR

Mathematics

Exploration 6th Block

(2 Periods)

4008, 4008G, 4008L, 4008B

Grade 7 Placement

(or Grade 6 Placement,

if retained)

for Exiting Gr. 6

 

Pre-Algebra 7th

(1 Period)

4001, 4001G, 4001L, 4001B

OR

Pre-Algebra 7th Block

(2 Periods)

4013, 4013G, 4013L, 4013B

OR

Pre-Algebra Advanced

(1 Period)

4051, 4051S, 4051C, 4051E, 4051F, 4051L

OR

Pre-Algebra 7th Advanced Block

(2 Periods)

4050, 4050S, 4050C, 4050L

Pre-Algebra 7th

(1 Period)

4001, 4001G, 4001L, 4001B

OR

Pre-Algebra 7th Block

(2 Periods)

4013, 4013G, 4013L, 4013B

 

Retained in Grade 6  for Literacy:

 

Mathematics Exploration 6th

(1 Period)

4006, 4006G, 4006L, 4006B

OR

Mathematics

Exploration 6th 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

OR

Algebra 1 Advanced Block

(2 Periods)

4061, 4061S, 4061C, 4061L

Middle School Algebra

(1 Period)

4080

 

Note:  Students who are Far Below or Below Expectations will be combined in one class.


ALL STUDENTS

 

 

Expectations

Above/At/Close to

Expectations

Below

Expectations

Far Below

Expectations

JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS

Grade 7 Placement for Exiting Gr. 6

 

Pre-Algebra 7th

(1 Period)

4001, 4001G, 4001L, 4001B

OR

Pre-Algebra 7th Block

(2 Periods)

4013, 4013G, 4013L, 4013B

OR

Pre-Algebra Advanced

(1 Period)

4051, 4051S, 4051C, 4051E, 4051F, 4051L

OR

Pre-Algebra 7th Advanced Block

(2 Periods)

4050, 4050S, 4050C, 4050L

Pre-Algebra Exploration 7th

(1 Period)

4007, 4007G, 4007L, 4007B

 

OR

Pre-Algebra Exploration 7th 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

OR

Algebra 1 Block

(2 Periods)

4021, 4021L, 4021B

OR

Algebra 1 Advanced

(1 Period)

4063, 4063S, 4063C, 4063E, 4063F, 4063L, 4063B

OR

Algebra 1 Advanced Block

(2 Periods)

4061, 4061S, 4061C, 4061L

Middle School Algebra

(1 Period)

4080

 

Retained in Grade 7  for Literacy

 

Pre-Algebra Exploration 7th

(1 Period)

4007, 4007G, 4007L, 4007B

OR

Pre-Algebra Exploration 7th 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 9th 1

(1 Period)

4032, 4032G, 4032L, 4032B

OR

Algebra Exploration 9th 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 9th

(1 Period)

4032, 4032G, 4032L, 4032B

OR

Algebra Exploration 9th Block

(2 Periods)

4025, 4025G, 4025L, 4025B

Grade 10 Placement for Exiting Gr. 9 students who passed a 9th 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 9th1 (4032) if they have not received Algebra 1-2 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.