6th Grade Math Placement


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