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Mathematics Placement

MATHEMATICS pLACEMENT INFORMATION FOR eL rOBLE AND cLAREMONT hIGH SCHOOL

In accordance with the California Mathematics Placement Act of 2015 (SB 359), CUSD utilizes the following guidelines in recommending students for placement in secondary (grades 7-12) mathematics courses. 

  1. Student entering El Roble in Grades 7 or 8 are placed in grade level mathematics courses, e.g. Math 7 (7th grade) or Math 8 (8th Grade)
  2. Students entering Claremont High School in Grade 9 - 12 are placed in mathematics classes based on grade information posted on their most recent transcript.
  3. The opportunity for acceleration at both El Roble and Claremont High School is based on the following multiple measures:
    • Math proficiency level on current (as well as prior for CHS) California Assessment of Student Performance & Progress (CAASPP), if applicable.
    • Semester Grades (Fall and Spring for Secondary) in current Math course.
    • Mastery of Standards/Strands (Proficient or Advanced) on Grade Level Benchmark, if applicable.
    • Mastery of Standards (Proficient or Advanced) on the appropriate Readiness Test.
    • Teacher Recommendation.

Information regarding current math courses offered, acceleration options, readiness test dates, and parent information nights may be obtained by visiting the school websites for El Roble or Claremont High School

iNFORMATION rEGARDING mATH rEADINESS tESTING FOR aCCELARATION (cOMPACTED) COURSES

See below for information regarding Math Readiness Testing for the 2020-2021 school year.

EL Roble

Readiness Testing for the Math 7/8 Course for Current Grade 6 Students will take place at El Roble.

Click here for the standards assessed on the Math 7/8 Readiness Test.

For specific details regarding Math Placement at El Roble, including testing dates, please contact:

  1. Chantal Welch, Assistant Principal:  cwelch@cusd.claremont.edu

Claremont High School

Math Acceleration Readiness Testing for incoming Grade 9 &  New Students in Grades 10-12  will take place at Claremont High School.

Click here for the standards assessed on the Integrated Math 1/2 Readiness Test.

All testing will take place in Room 105 (next to the Theatre), unless otherwise noted.

For specific details regarding Math Placement at Claremont High School, including testing dates, please contact:

  1. Marina Blyzka, School Support Secretary:  mblyzka@cusd.claremont.edu
  2. James Mitchell, Ph.D., Assistant Principal: jmitchell@cusd.claremont.edu