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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.

 esmith6@lausd.net

 

The on-time Application for Choices 2024-2025 opens October 2nd.

https://echoices.lausd.net/

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 ON-TIME APPLICATION FOR CHOICES 2024-2025 OPENS OCTOBER 2ND.**

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 

Important Dates for the 2024/25 School Year
  • October 2, 2023 - On time Charter Lottery Application Opens

  • ​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:

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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