for 8th Grade Students
The LS math department is committed
to providing a positive experience for each of our students.
Appropriate course placement is important to a student’s
success. The high school math teachers work closely with
the 8th grade teachers to ensure a smooth and effective
placement process. We rely on their thoughtful consideration
of each student as an individual. Course and level recommendations
depend on a number of factors, including the student’s
algebra skills, study habits, motivation and his or her
interest in mathematical challenge.
Here are some examples of algebra
problems typical of our different levels of geometry: