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In Northside ISD, we believe that all students should have access to the course pathway that will prepare them for college, career, military and beyond. To support this effort, the MS Math Program has multiple entry points from students to access Accelerated and Advanced coursework.  The courses offered in the MS Mathematics program are listed below, including a link to the Pacing Calendar for each course.

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Middle School Math District Grading Policy

The district grading policy for middle school Math is as follows:

40% Formative

60% Summative

 

MS Math Course Overview

Course Name &

Pacing Calendar

NISD Prerequisite

(or equivalent)

STAAR/EOC Test

Math 6

Math 5

STAAR 6

Accelerated Math 6

Math 5

STAAR 6

Math 7

Math 6

STAAR 7

MS Math Bridge

Math 6

STAAR 8

Accelerated Pre-Algebra

Accelerated Math 6

STAAR 8

Pre-Algebra

Math 7

STAAR 8

Advanced MS Algebra

Accelerated Pre-Algebra,

MS Math Bridge

Algebra EOC


Academic Math at Jefferson MS

The Jefferson math program entails a dynamic and diverse learning experience that focuses on developing stronger mathematicians. The math program is designed to build on students' math skills through hands-on learning, technology, problem solving, and the mathematical processes in areas that range from number operations to financial literacy.  At Jefferson, the top math priority is for students to become lifelong mathematical thinkers by gaining a deeper understanding of how math works and how to use it through real world applications.  

 

Advanced MS Algebra 

The Jefferson Advanced MS Algebra sets the pathway for college readiness.  This course allows students to earn high school credit at the middle school level which affords them opportunities to earn college credits in high school through advanced math courses.  In Advanced MS Algebra, students are challenged to engage in rigorous and complex problem solving tasks to prepare them for future advanced math courses.  This math course is designed to build on students' mathematical foundation through hands-on learning, technology, and the mathematical processes in areas that range from linear equations to quadratic and exponential functions.  At Jefferson, the top math priority is for students to become lifelong mathematical thinkers by gaining a deeper understanding of how math works and how to use it through real world applications. 

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