If you have been admitted to Louis Armstrong MS via charter lottery, or if it is your resident school, you may still apply to Math Academy.
The next Highly Accelerated Math Test will be administered on Tuesday May 30th at 2:30pm. If you pass this test, you will be admitted into the Math Academy. This test is only for those students who have not taken it previously.
Sign up here:
Math Academy Accelerated Math Test
Please email Erika Smith with any questions about the application or test. Good luck!
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. **LATE APPICATION WINDOW OPENS ON FEBRUARY 1, 2023.**
IF YOU WANT TO APPLY TO THE AFFILIATED CHARTER WITH A LATE APPLICATION, YOU MAY DO SO BEGINNING FEBRUARY 1, 2023. GO TO ECHOICES.LAUSD.NET CLICK ON "AFFILIATED CHARTERS" AND FIND "LOUIS ARMSTRONG MIDDLE SCHOOL."
IF YOU WERE ADMITTED TO LOUIS ARMSTRONG MS VIA CHARTER LOTTERY (OR IF ARMSTRONG IS YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD/RESIDENT SCHOOL), YOU ARE ELIGIBLE TO JOIN THE MATH ACADEMY.
The final Accelerated Math Test for the 2023/24 school year will be administered on Tuesday, May 30th at 2:30 PM. If you have already taken the test, you may NOT take it again. If you pass this test, you will be placed in the Math Academy. Sign up here:
Math Academy Test Registration
All questions about Admissions or the Accelerated Math Test should be directed to Erika Smith at esmith6@lausd.net
Important Dates for the 2023/24 School Year

November 18, 2022 On time Charter Lottery Application deadline

February 13, 2023  Google Form application goes live

February 28, 2023  Accelerated Math Test will be administered

March 13, 2023  Applicants will be notified

March 25, 2023  Enrollment Fair

March 28, 2023  2nd Accelerated Math Test will be administered

May 30, 2023  FINAL chance to take the Accelerated Math Test this year
Prepare for the ACCELERATED MATH TEST
Topics to be covered:
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
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