Class Placement Criteria

Math Placement Criteria
Students will need to meet at least 3 of the 4 criteria at all levels.

6th to 7th Grade Math Placement Criteria

6th grade average to 7th grade accelerated Pre-algebra
• 92% average
• “A” on the placement test
• Prof. or Adv. on benchmark test
• Teacher recommendation

6th grade accelerated or honors to 7th grade accelerated Pre-algebra
• 87% average
• “A” on the placement test
• Prof. or Adv. on benchmark test
• Teacher recommendation

6th grade accelerated to 7th grade honors Pre-algebra
• 95% average
• “A” on placement test
• Adv. on benchmark test
• Teacher recommendation

6th grade honors to 7th grade honors Pre-algebra
• 92% average
• “A” on placement test
• Adv. on benchmark test
• Teacher recommendation

7th to 8th grade Math Placement Criteria

Accelerated Pre-Algebra to Accelerated Algebra I
• A grade of “C” or better for the year
• An 80% or better score on the Iowa Algebra Readiness assessment
• A grade of “C” or better on the final exam
• Teacher recommendation

Accelerated Pre-Algebra to Honors Algebra I
• A grade of “A” or better for the year
• An 90% or better score on the Iowa Algebra Readiness assessment
• A grade of “A” or better on the final exam
• Teacher recommendation

Honors Pre-Algebra to Honors Algebra I
• A grade of “B” or better for the year
• An 90% or better score on the Iowa Algebra Readiness assessment
• A grade of “A” or better on the final exam
• Teacher recommendation

Language Arts Placement Criteria

From 5th to 6th grade honors
• Advanced score on final benchmark exam
• Final grade of A in 5th grade language arts
• Teacher recommendation

From 6th or 7th grade honors to 7th or 8th grade honors
• Advanced score on final benchmark exam
• Final grade of B in 6th grade/7th grade honors language arts
• Teacher recommendation

From 6th or 7th grade language arts to 7th or 8th grade honors
• Advanced score on final benchmark exam
• Final grade of A in 6th grade/7th grade language arts
• Teacher recommendation

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