Math Pathways

As students progress through middle school, they have several math pathway options:

The following diagram helps to illustrate how the math pathway in middle school leads to math courses in high school. It is important to check your high school course catalog for additional math courses offered and any prerequisites listed for course enrollment. Course catalogs are available on each high school’s website.
Middle School Math Pathways

Eligibility Criteria

In addition to these criteria, it is important for families to consider other factors to determine if Algebra 1 is the most appropriate next step.

Students in Algebra have been successful when they are:

  • Capable of abstract reasoning and application of concepts
  • Diligent in both study skills and homework completion
  • Able to work through difficult and challenging problems
  • Motivated to learn new mathematical concepts
  • Able to ask for help

Having a strong successful foundation in mathematics is important to future coursework. As always, partnering with you for the success of your student is important to us. Please contact the school if you have any questions.