Middle School

6th Grade - 8th Grade

All middle school students will participate in a group of classes called Connections Classes for nine-week time periods: For 6th graders: Study Skills, Journalism and Bible (for one semester). For 7th and 8th:  Art, Bible, Keyboarding and Music.

Students are placed into either 8th Grade Math or HS Algebra I at the completion of their 7th grade year. Students placed into the credit bearing Algebra I course, will be learning high school Algebra I curriculum in addition to a portion of eighth grade mathematics. Algebra I in Middle School is a compacted course, which means that the course compresses a full year and approximately half of another year of math curriculum into a single course. Therefore, your child will be engaged with high school content at a faster, more challenging pace. The advanced middle school courses are intended to be a preparation for higher-level high school classes (i.e., Advanced Placement, Honors, and MOWR) and to give students the opportunity to experience a more challenging curriculum before the transition to high school. Students not taking this course will be placed in 8th Grade Mathematics which is not credit bearing.

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