California Math Placement Policy for Pupils Entering 9th Grade

Secondary Math Pathways, Effective April 2015 (revised)
Mathematics Placement Policy for Grades 6-9 Students, Effective June 2016
California Math Placement Policy for Pupils Entering Grades 7 and 9
The purpose of the policy is to create a fair, objective, and transparent protocol that serves pupils who are transitioning between elementary and middle school and middle school and high school. Beginning in the 2016-17 school year, the District will implement the requirements of the California Mathematics Placement Act of 2015 to accurately evaluate and place students in appropriate mathematics courses. The Policy is outlined below.
Middle School Placement
The Common Core courses for middle school grades are CC Math 6, CC Math 7, Accelerated CC Math 7/8, CC Math 8, and Accelerated CC Algebra 1.
A. College Prep. Pathway
Placement Guidelines for Grade 6: All entering grade 6 students must be enrolled in CC Math 6. Attachment A (San Gabriel Unified School District 6-12 Mathematics Pathways) shows student placement options effective as of the 2015-2016 school year.

Middle School College Prep. Pathway