Welcome to Mathematics @ CPS



    The honors testing for current 8th grade students who are taking Accelerated mathematics will occur in February. In order to qualify for the honors program at the High School, a student must meet at least six of the following criteria:

    • 6th Grade Legacy MCAS score 260+
      •    7th Grade Next Gen MCAS score 530+
      •    Continental Math League Test score 18+ out of 30 points
      •    New England Math League Test score 20+ out of 35 points
      •    Term One Average 95%+
      •    Term Two Average 95%+
      •    Teacher Recommendation
    • Passing the honors placement test


    If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me at





    Matthew L. Beyranevand, Ed.D.

    K-12 Mathematics Department Coordinator​

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    Mathematics Placement Process

    In May, 6th grade students will begin the placement process for 7th grade mathematics.   Students are recommended for one of three levels as described in the Course of Studies.  

    • 4th Grade Legacy MCAS score – 260 +
    • 5th Grade Next Gen MCAS score – 530 + 
    • Average of five Continental Math League Test – 3.6 average
    • New England Math League Test – 20+
    • Term 1, 2, & 3 average – 96%+
    • Basic Skills Test – 90%+
    • Aptitude Test – 85%+
    • Teacher Input

    In order to qualify for honors, students will need to be successful in at least six of the criteria above. Students and families will be notified of their placement for mathematics classes next spring. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.


      Any questions about the process or program, please feel free to contact me at beyranevandm@chelmsford.k12.ma.us


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    "Solve It Like That" Math with Matthew Music Video

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  • Through his website MathwithMatthew.com, Matthew provides visitors with podcast episodes, math music videos, educational resources, and a video blog.


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  • Math with Matthew Episode 402

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  • High School Math Scope and Sequence
    High School Math Scope and Sequence
    Download .pdf Here: HS Math Scope
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  • Big Ideas
    Big Ideas Math: Interested in learning about the middle and now high school math curriculum in Chelmsford? Click here to watch a clip with Chelmsford teachers Jen Salmon and Karen Lococo.  
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  • Fact Fluency Guide
    The Fact Fluency Guide for parents illustrates what mathematical skills students need for the next academic school year.  This Common Core based presentation also suggests summer practice activities for students entering grades one to four. Click Here to Download
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  • Chelmsford Learns Math with Matthew
    Consistent across the world and used in everyday life, math is the language of the universe — but how it’s taught can shape students and their surroundings.

    Unveiling how math is taught inside Chelmsford’s classrooms is K-12 department coordinator Matthew Beyranevand, in his new cable access show, "Math with Matthew," aired on Chelmsford TeleMedia.

    Read more: http://www.wickedlocal.com/chelmsford/news/x83397002/Chelmsford-learns-Math-with-Matthew#ixzz2UA8nwcbv
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