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Course Offerings:
Middle School6th Grade  6th Grade General Math and PreAlgebra (Advanced class)
7th Grade  PreAlgebra and Algebra (Advanced class)
8th Grade  Algebra and Geometry (Advanced class)
Placement Information:
Informational Letter
2017 6th Grade Math Advanced Placement Requirements
1. New West Mathematics Placement Test (Score 75% or more)
2. Report Card (5^{th} Grade 4 or 3 in mathematics)
3. Standardized Test Results (Advanced/Proficient or equivalent on most recent standardized test results)
2017 6th Grade Math Advanced Placement Test Dates
We will be offering math placement testing for incoming students on the following dates:
May 25th (Thursday) from 3  4:30 pm.
June 8^{th} (Thursday) from 3  4:30 pm.
August 3^{rd} (Thursday) from 1112:30 pm and 1 – 2:30 pm
Additional testing will also take place for late enrollees. These dates will be based on teacher availability and by appointment only.
If you would like to sign up for a specific date please email the mathematics department chair at dhaskins@newwestcharter.org.
To be eligible for placement in an Honors course, students must satisfy at least two of three requirements:
· Previous Grades:
Earn an A in both the first and second semesters of the previous class in that subject.*
· Placement Exam Scores:
Earn a "passing" score on the placement exam
· Standardized Exam Scores: Earn at least one of the following:

· A score in the "standard exceeded" range on the SBAC or SBAC interim assessments for the appropriate subject**

· A score in the “advanced” range on the California Science Test (CAST) in the previous school year***

· A score of at least 500 on the PSAT or SAT for the appropriate subject**

· A score of at least 24 on the ACT for the appropriate subject**
*For Honors Modern World History, English 9 grades will be considered.
**For History courses, English test scores will be considered.
***For Honors Science courses for ninth and eleventh graders, CST scores from the previous schoolyear will be considered if the state continues this exam.
For Calculus A/B and B/C, the two requirements are student request and teacher approval based on previous grades in advanced math courses.Students already in an Honors class who earn at least an A in the first and second semesters will be automatically eligible for the next Honors class in that subject the following year.