• 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