9th Grade Mathematics Placement Protocol*
*Math placement for all 9th graders will be checked within the first 30 days of school to ensure proper and appropriate placement.
Board Policy 6152.1
Senate Bill 359, known as the California Mathematics Placement Act of 2015, was signed by Governor Jerry Brown on October 5, 2015, and took effect on January 1, 2016.
Link to Board Policy
Per Board Policy 6152.1, within 5 school days of a student’s initial receipt of his/her academic schedule or within 5 school days of a change to the student’s academic schedule, a student and his/her parent/guardian who disagree with the placement of the student may appeal, in writing, the decision to the student’s counselor. The counselor, in collaboration with the site principal, shall decide whether or not to overrule the placement determination within 5 school days of receiving the appeal.