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Math 6 Acceleration

Students have the opportunity to accelerate their mathematics education beginning in grade 6. A timeline of events will appear below to keep you informed during every step of the process. Check back often for updates. Students qualify to test based on certain criteria, found in the documents at right. Phone calls were made and letters were sent home identifying the students who may take part in the program. Talk to your child's teacher if you have any questions. 

January 2018
Students should be working in their new ALEKS accounts to study Math 7 content. They should also continue to learn Math 6 content in class.  
Grading is finished: December 20
Individual reports will be sent home with students after break. These reports will show students areas they should focus on before taking the placement test in March.
NEW ALEKS accounts created 
ALEKS accounts have been created with Math 7 content for students to practice those areas of seventh grade math that will be tested. To look up your new account name, click on the document below.
Your password is your student ID# + B  (example: 1234567B)
Check out these helpful documents that explain how the students did on certain questions:

 Tests are being graded: November 28
Tests have arrived in the curriculum office and are being graded. This process normally runs into mid January. Results will be sent home with students once they are finished.

Testing week has ended
Schools can use November 20-21 for make ups.

Testing week has arrived: November 13-17
Students who qualified to take the placement test will be taking it sometime this week. Students will be testing in their own school on day(s) identified by teachers and staff. Students can check with their teachers to find out when testing will occur in their building.

Parent Night Information
Student who received a letter from their building principal are welcome to join us for an informational meeting at any one of the locations below. Each meeting starts at 6:00pm and ends by 7:30pm.
Wedgewood MS 
3800 Briggs Rd. 
November 1
Sherwood MS
1400 Shady Lane Rd. 
November 2
Mifflin MS
3000 Agler Rd.  
November 6
Arts Impact MS (AIMS)
680 Jack Gibbs Blvd. 
November 9 
Testing Dates 2017
Benchmark Test
November 13 - November 17
Placement Test
March 19 - March 23 


For more information contact
Steve Hiner at:
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