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Registration is now open for the Highly Accelerated Math Test, which will be administered on Tuesday, March 5 and Tuesday, April 2 after school.

Sign up for a test date here.


Please email Erika Smith with any questions about Math Academy admission.


If Armstrong is not your resident school, please apply to our affiliated charter through eChoices. Late applications are now being accepted:

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 on Tuesday, March 5 and Tuesday, April 2 at 2:30pm. 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.



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 on-time application window for eChoices for the 2024-25 school year is October 2 - Nov 16, 2023.

  • Go to, follow the steps to login and search for Affiliated Charter Schools > Louis Armstrong Middle School.

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.


All questions about Admissions or the Highly Accelerated Math Test should be directed to Erika Smith at

Important Dates for the 2024-25 School Year
  • Oct 2 - Nov 16, 2023 - On-time Charter Lottery Application Window

  • ​Feb 2024 - Google Form application goes live

  • Mar 5, 2024 - Accelerated Math Test will be administered

  • Mar 2024 - Applicants will be notified

  • Mar 16, 2024 - Armstrong Enrollment Fair

  • Apr 2, 2024 - Second Accelerated Math Test will be administered



Topics to be covered:

Readiness Test for Incoming 6th Graders Taking Pre-Algebra

  • 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

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 multi-step equations

  • Powers of exponents

  • Slope, y-intercept

  • Slope-intercept and point-slope 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 multi-step 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, point-slope and slope-intercept form

  • Computation with square roots

  • Graphing inequalities on the coordinate plane

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