Applicants to the Math Academy must register to take the Highly Accelerated Math Test, which will be administered in Spring 2025. â€‹
Please email Erika Smith with any questions about Math Academy admission. esmith6@lausd.net
If Armstrong is not your resident school, please apply to our affiliated charter through eChoices in Fall 2024: https://echoices.lausd.net/
Our Admissions
If Louis Armstrong Middle School (formerly Millikan) is your neighborhood/resident school or if you have been accepted through the charter lottery, you may apply to the Math Academy by taking the Highly Accelerated Math Test that will be administered in Spring 2025. The test may only be taken one time and is required for acceptance into the Math Academy.
To check if your home address is in the Armstrong school boundary, use the Resident School Finder.
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If you are interested in applying to the Math Academy and Armstrong is not your neighborhood/resident school, you first need to apply to the Armstrong Affiliated Charter School Lottery through eChoices.

The ontime application window for eChoices for the 202526 school year will open in October 2024.

Go to eChoices.LAUSD.net, follow the steps to login and search for Affiliated Charter Schools > Louis Armstrong Middle School.
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If Armstrong is your resident school OR if you are applying to Armstrong via the Charter Lottery, you are eligible to take the Highly Accelerated Math Test for potential placement in the Math Academy.
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All questions about Admissions or the Highly Accelerated Math Test should be directed to Erika Smith at esmith6@lausd.net.
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Important Dates for the 202425 School Year
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Oct  Nov 2024  Ontime Charter Lottery Application Window (for nonresidents)

Oct  Nov 2024  Armstrong School Tours (10/2, 10/25, 11/13 at 8:30am)

â€‹Feb 2025  Google Form application goes live

Mar 2025  Accelerated Math Test will be administered

Mar 2025  Applicants will be notified of acceptance

Mar 2025  Armstrong Enrollment Fair

Apr 2025  Second Accelerated Math Test will be administered
Prepare for the HIGHLY ACCELERATED MATH TEST
Topics to be covered:
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Readiness Test for Incoming 6th Graders Taking PreAlgebra

Place value

Compare fractions and decimals

Add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions and mixed numbers, decimals

Add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers

Least common multiple & greatest common factor

Convert percent to fraction and fraction to percent

Convert percent to decimal and decimal to fraction

Find a percent of a number

Order of operation

Perimeter, area, and volume

Prime factorization

Divisibility rules
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Readiness Test for Incoming 7th Graders Taking Algebra 1

Translating verbal expressions into algebraic expressions

Evaluating & Simplifying numerical and variable expressions

Add, subtract, multiply, and divide rational numbers

The distributive property

Simplifying algebraic expressions by combining like terms

Solving equations, inequalities, and proportions

Comparing rational numbers

Identifying rational, irrational, and imaginary numbers

Rules of exponents

Multiplying and Dividing Monomials

Simplifying negative Exponents

Scientific Notation

Solving multistep equations

Powers of exponents

Slope, yintercept

Slopeintercept and pointslope form

Graphing linear functions
Readiness Test for Incoming 8th Graders Taking Geometry

Evaluating algebraic expressions

Multiplying Polynomials, binomials, trinomials

Graphing compound inequalities on a number line

Rules of exponents multiplying and dividing monomials and powers of monomials

Solving system of equations

Angles of triangles

Solving multistep equations

Graphing quadratic functions

Square roots

Solving quadratic equations

Writing a linear function from 2 points on a line

Squaring a binomial

Special product binomials

Factoring trinomials, binomials, polynomials

Solving inequalities

Rational expressions and equations

Volume, perimeter, and area

Angles

Slope, pointslope and slopeintercept form

Computation with square roots

Graphing inequalities on the coordinate plane