If you are on the accelerated math pathway and not in one of the magnet programs, you may still be able to join the Math Academy for the 2023/24 school year.
Please email Erika Smith with any questions about admission.
The ontime Application for Choices 20242025 opens October 2nd.
Our Admissions
IF ARMSTRONG (FORMERLY MILLIKAN) IS YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD/RESIDENT SCHOOL, YOU MAY APPLY TO THE MATH ACADEMY VIA THE FORM LINKED BELOW. TO CHECK IF ARMSTRONG IS YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD/RESIDENT SCHOOL, GO TO THE RESIDENT SCHOOL FINDER: 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 AFFILIATED CHARTER SCHOOL LOTTERY. **THE ONTIME APPLICATION FOR CHOICES 20242025 OPENS OCTOBER 2ND.**
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WHEN THE APPLICATION WINDOW OPENS, GO TO ECHOICES.LAUSD.NET CLICK ON "AFFILIATED CHARTERS" AND FIND "LOUIS ARMSTRONG MIDDLE SCHOOL."
IF YOU ARE ADMITTED TO LOUIS ARMSTRONG MS VIA CHARTER LOTTERY (OR IF ARMSTRONG IS YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD/RESIDENT SCHOOL), YOU ARE ELIGIBLE TO JOIN THE MATH ACADEMY.
All questions about Admissions or the Accelerated Math Test should be directed to Erika Smith at esmith6@lausd.net
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Important Dates for the 2024/25 School Year
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October 2, 2023  On time Charter Lottery Application Opens

â€‹February 2024  Google Form application goes live

February 2024  Accelerated Math Test will be administered

March 2024  Applicants will be notified

March 16, 2024  Enrollment Fair

March 2024  2nd Accelerated Math Test will be administered
Prepare for the 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