Mendham Township Middle School

 Mathematics Placement / Eligibility Requirements for 2017-2018

 

All eligibility questions should be directed to Dr. Ciccone at pciccone@mendhamtwp.org
 
2016-2017 Fifth and Sixth Graders: 
All students in fifth and sixth grades will participate in mathematics placement tests in May/June 2017, to determine eligibility for accelerated mathematics. The placement tests are part of a matrix including teacher recommendations and ‘end-of-year’ mathematics grades, which are used to determine eligibility into accelerated mathematics in grades 6 (one section) and 7 (two sections). All accelerated and non-accelerated sections are heterogeneously grouped.  
 
2016-2017 Seventh Graders:
At this point in time, it appears we will be facilitating two sections of Grade 8 Math and three sections of Honors Algebra 1 in the 2017-2018 school year. The following criteria will be used to determine 8th grade mathematics placement;
 
Who is eligible for Honors Algebra 1?

1. Students who are currently taking Accelerated Math 7 AND earn a ‘year end math average’ greater than or equal to 79.5%.

2. Students who are currently taking Math 7 and earn a ‘year end math average’ greater than or equal to 93.5%.

Who is eligible for Grade 8 Math?

1. Students who are currently taking Accelerated Math 7 who earn ‘year end math average’ below 79.5%.

2.  Students who are currently taking Math 7 and earn a ‘year end math average’ below 93.5%.

 

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