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CUSD MATH PROGRAMS  TEXTBOOK PUBLISHER WEBSITES
GRADES K5


HOLT "COURSE 1", "COURSE 2", "ALGEBRA 1", AND "*GEOMETRY" ONLINE LEARNING
(*HOLT GEOMETRY TEXTBOOK AT MIDDLE SCHOOL ONLY) HOLT ONLINE TEXTBOOK VIDEO TUTORIAL (PROVIDED BY DJAMS MATH TEACHER RON MCDEVITT) 
MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSES:
MATH 6, MATH 7, MATH 7 ACC, ALGEBRA 1, AND GEOMETRY HIGH SCHOOL COURSE: ALGEBRA 1 
CENTER FOR MATH AND TEACHING "MATH LINKS"  MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE: MATH 8 
GLENCOE "GEOMETRY" (HIGH SCHOOL ONLY)

HIGH SCHOOL COURSE:
GEOMETRY 
HIGH SCHOOL COURSE:
ALGEBRA 2 

PRENTICE HALL "ALGEBRA & TRIGONOMETRY" (SULLIVAN  7TH EDITION)  HIGH SCHOOL COURSE: HONORS ALGEBRA 2/TRIG 
PILOTED MATH TEXTBOOKS (applicable to selected CUSD math teachers)  
PEARSON (link coming soon)  MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSES: ALGEBRA 1 AND GEOMETRY HIGH SCHOOL COURSE: ALGEBRA 2 
HOUGHTON MIFFLIN (link coming soon) 
MATH COURSE PLACEMENT CRITERIA FOR THE 201516 SCHOOL YEAR (updated 5/11/15)
GRADE 7 MATH PLACEMENT CRITERIA FOR CURRENT (201516 SCHOOL YEAR) GRADE 6 STUDENTS
Current Grade 6 students enrolled in Math 6 who want to qualify to enroll in Math 7 Accelerated in Grade 7 must… Current Grade 6 students enrolled in Math 7 Accelerated who want to qualify to enroll in Algebra 1 in Grade 7 must… 
UPDATED 4/24/15

GRADE 8 MATH PLACEMENT CRITERIA FOR CURRENT (201516 SCHOOL YEAR) GRADE 7 STUDENTS
Current Grade 7 students enrolled in Math 7 who want to qualify to enroll in Algebra 1 in Grade 8 must… Current Grade 7 students enrolled in Math 7 Accelerated who want to qualify to enroll in Algebra 1 in Grade 8 must… Current Grade 7 students enrolled in Algebra 1 who want to qualify to enroll in Geometry in Grade 8 must… Current Grade 7 students enrolled in Geometry who want to qualify to enroll in Algebra 2 with Trigonometry in Grade 8 must… 
UPDATED 5/11/15

GRADE 9 MATH PLACEMENT CRITERIA FOR CURRENT (201516 SCHOOL YEAR) GRADE 8 STUDENTS
All current Grade 8 students enrolled in Math 8 will be enrolled in Algebra 1 in Grade 9.
Current Grade 8 students enrolled in Geometry who want to qualify to enroll in Algebra 2 with Trigonometry in Grade 9 must… 
UPDATED 4/24/15

CAPISTRANO USD TO SADDLEBACK COLLEGE – MATH COURSE PROGRESSION 
UPDATED 1/19/12

INFO REGARDING MATH 7 ACC PLACEMENT TEST FOR INCOMING GRADE 6 STUDENTS  CURRENT CUSD GRADE 5 STUDENTS (updated 4/17/15)
This year’s Math 7 Accelerated Placement Test will be administered in all Grade 5 classrooms on Thursday, May 7, 2015. The Math 7 Accelerated Placement Test consists of forty multiple choice questions and three “Explain Your Reasoning” questions. All test questions are directly aligned to one or more of the Grade 6 Common Core math standards; a small number of questions addressing addition and subtraction of fractions are also included. Students will have 45 minutes to answer the forty multiple choice questions, then 15 minutes to answer the three “Explain Your Reasoning” questions.
Approximately onefourth of the 40 multiple choice questions will be NonTraditional Selected Response (NTSR) questions for which there will be multiple correct answers for each of these types of questions. The number of correct answers to be chosen for each NTSR question will be explained in the directions. All correct answers must be chosen by the student for an NTSR question to be marked correct; no partial credit will be given for these types of questions.
To qualify to enroll in Math 7 Accelerated in grade 6, students must score EITHER (1) 80% or higher on the multiple choice section of the test OR (2) 70% or higher on the multiple choice section of the test AND 70% or higher on the "Explain Your Reasoning" section of the test.
Students/Parents will be notified of a student's Grade 6 math course placement during middle school registration in August 2015.
All Grade 5 students who do not pass the Math 7 Accelerated Placement Test on May 7 will be placed in Math 6 to start the 201516 school year, however, during middle school during registration, a parent may sign up their child to be given a retake opportunity. All retake tests will be administered at each CUSD middle school during one predetermined date during the first week of the school. Students who pass the retake opportunity will be transferred to Math 7 Accelerated as soon as possible.
Last year's Math 7 Accelerated Placement Test is available for download by clicking:
"Math 7 Accelerated Placement Test" administered to Capistrano USD Grade 5 students in May 2014.
This year's Math 7 Accelerated Placement Test will have completely different questions aligned to the Common Core Grade 6 Math Standards, along with a few questions addressing addition and subtraction of fractions, which are taught in Grade 5.
MATH PLACEMENT INFO FOR STUDENTS TRANSFERRING INTO CAPISTRANO USD IN FALL 2015  updated 5/3/15
 201516 Math Course Placement Info for Students New to Capistrano USD (updated 5/3/15)
 201516 Math Course Placement Criteria for Students New to Capistrano USD (updated 5/3/15)
 201516 Math Course Placement Testing Schedule for Students New to Capistrano USD (updated 4/25/15)
Parents…after reviewing the placement documents above, and you have determined that your child needs to be tested for math course placement purposes, please click on the following link to register your child for math course placement testing:
MATH COURSE PLACEMENT TESTING REGISTRATION FORM
You will be contacted within 3 business days via email or phone with confirmation of the test and date(s) for your child’s math course placement testing. If you have not been contacted within 3 business days, please call Dave Chamberlain at 9492349265. Thank you.
Dave Chamberlain
Capistrano USD, Math Curriculum Specialist
Email: djchamberlain@capousd.org
Phone: 9492349265
201415 ENDOFCOURSE FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDES
The following 201415 Capistrano USD endofcourse final exam study guides are available for students currently enrolled in a middle school math course (Math 6, Math 7, Math 7 Accelerated, Math 8, Algebra 1, or Geometry). These study guides may also be used by students transferring into the school district who want to test into an accelerated math course.
 201415 Math 6 EndofCourse Final Exam Study Guide
(updated 52315)
Students taking the Math 6 EndofCourse Final Exam will not be allowed to use a calculator.
 201415 Math 7 EndofCourse Final Exam Study Guide
(updated 61115)
Students taking the Math 7 Endof Course Final Exam may use a basic, 4function calculator (not scientific).
 2015 Algebra 1 Placement Test Study Guide (for Math 7 students who qualify to take this test)
(updated 52815)
Students taking the Algebra 1 Placement Test will not be allowed to use a calculator.
 201415 Math 7 Accelerated EndofCourse Final Exam Study Guide
(updated 6515)
Students taking the Math 7 Accelerated EndofCourse Final Exam may use a basic, 4function calculator (not scientific).
 201415 Math 8 EndofCourse Final Exam Study Guide
(updated 53115)
Students taking the Math 8 EndofCourse Final Exam may use a basic, 4function calculator (not scientific).
 201415 Algebra 1 EndofCourse Final Exam Study Guide  Includes Statistics Review Packet
(updated 52915)
Students taking the Algebra 1 Endof Course Final Exam may use a basic, 4function calculator (not scientific).
 201415 Geometry EndofCourse Final Exam Study Guide
(updated 61315)
Students taking the Geometry EndofCourse Final Exam may use a scientific calculator.
PREVIOUS CALIFORNIA STATE STANDARDS
PREVIOUS/OUTDATED CALIFORNIA STATE TESTING (CAHSEE TESTING IS STILL IN FORCE)
CALIFORNIA STANDARDS TEST (CST) BLUEPRINTS


CALIFORNIA STANDARDS TEST (CST) RELEASED TEST QUESTIONS


ADDITIONAL STAR WEBSITES


CALIFORNIA HIGH SCHOOL EXIT EXAM (CAHSEE)


MATH VIDEOS FOR STUDENTS (TO BE UPDATED SOON)
CONTACT INFO
For more information about the Capistrano Unified School District’s Mathematics Program, contact Dave Chamberlain at 9492349265, or via email at djchamberlain@capousd.org .