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Mathematics Program


Grades K-5
Middle School Courses:
Math 6, Math 7, Math 7 Accelerated, and Math 8
Middle School and High School Courses:
Algebra 1 and Geometry

High School Course:
Algebra 2

Mathematics Plan Webinars

Please click the links below to view the CUSD Mathematics Plan Webinars

January 12, 2023
January 17, 2023
Recording LINK    Passcode taN@L2iE
Presentation Slides from Jan. 18th School Board meeting

Mathematics Plan Frequently Asked Questions



Current Secondary Math Pathways 
Math Pathways for Graduating Classes 2028 and Later

Metrics for Placement into Pre-Algebra Accelerated in 6th Grade

LINK to information

School Transfers Outside of School of Choice Window

Students who qualify for middle school accelerated math courses may request a transfer outside of the School of Choice window. Please open this LINK for further information. 

Summer Math Testing for 7th & 8th Students NEW to CUSD

7th/8th grade students who are NEW to CUSD and want to enroll in an accelerated math class will need to take a placement test,
LINK to information
LINK to sign up for JUNE testing.
Other testing dates will be posted here in July for late July/August testing dates.

New incoming 6th-grade students will be placed into Math 6 and possibly moved to Pre-Algebra Accelerated if they qualify based on their fall math diagnostic. Please see the metrics link on this site for placement guidelines. 

NEW to CUSD incoming high school students will not be required to pass a math placement test. Please follow up with your high school counselor for placement options based on transcripts. 


Paper Online Tutoring  (All students have access to this resource in their Clever portal). 
Math Example Videos for Parents 
Common Core State Standards
Council of Great City Schools - Parent Road Maps to the Common Core Standards
California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) 
California Math Framework (Adopted on 11/6/13)


Please contact your middle school/high school counselor for more specific information about math courses and placement criteria.