Tolt Middle School

2019-20 Pre-Honors Placement Information

Here are the criteria to place into pre-honors language arts classes:

Grade 6

  • At least the 85th percentile on the Fall 2018 MAP or Winter 2019 MAP, and
  • Level 4 on the Spring 2018 English Language Arts SBA

Grade 7

  • At least the 85th percentile on the Fall 2018 MAP or Winter 2019 MAP, and
  • Level 4 on the Spring 2018 English Language Arts SBA, and
  • At least B- grades in Language Arts 6 during the 2018-19 school year

OR

  • At least B- grades in Pre-Honors Language Arts 6 during the 2018-19 school year

Grade 8

  • At least the 85th percentile on the Fall 2018 MAP or Winter 2019 MAP, and
  • Level 4 on the Spring 2018 English Language Arts SBA, and
  • At least B- grades in Language Arts 7 during the 2018-19 school year

OR

At least B- grades in Pre-Honors Language Arts 7 during the 2018-19 school year

Here are our math pathways:

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Here are the criteria to place into 6th grade advanced math classes:

Advanced Math 6

  • At least the 85th percentile on the Fall 2018 MAP or Winter 2019 MAP
  • Level 3 on the Spring 2018 Math SBA

Pre-Algebra

  • At least the 95th percentile on the Fall 2018 MAP or Winter 2019 MAP
  • Level 4 on the Spring 2018 Math SBA

Students going into 7th and 8th grade will automatically be placed into the next math class unless they would be in Pre-Algebra, Algebra or Geometry and did not earn at least C- grades in math during the 2018-19 school year.

Some students may qualify for a more advanced class based on the below criteria.

Here are the criteria for students going into 7th grade to qualify for a more advanced math class:

Pre-Algebra

  • At least the 75th percentile on the Fall 2018 MAP or Winter 2019 MAP
  • Level 3 on the Spring 2018 Math SBA

Algebra

  • At least the 95th percentile on the Fall 2018 MAP or Winter 2019 MAP
  • Level 4 on the Spring 2018 Math SBA

Here are the criteria for students going into 8th grade to qualify for a more advanced math class:

Algebra

  • At least the 75th percentile on the Fall 2018 MAP or Winter 2019 MAP
  • Level 3 on the Spring 2018 Math SBA

Placement letters will be mailed home after mid-winter Break in February and will include information about our pre-honors appeals process in the spring. Spring 2019 SBA scores will be a consideration in pre-honors appeals decisions. Families will be notified of pre-honors appeals decisions by the end of June.