MPS Math Placement Process
At the end of grades 5, 6 and 7, students are placed in their math courses for the following year. Each grade level has several placement options:
We have carefully developed criteria for student enrollment in our district’s middle school math courses. This placement is based on the student's performance on standardized and nonstandardized assessments, i.e., the Orleans-Hanna Algebra Prognosis Math Test, classroom unit assessments and benchmark/diagnostic assessments, as well as teacher recommendation.