Math placement tests
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We know the curriculum selection process for your homeschool student can be challenging. We’re here to help you make this decision straightforward and painless. These placement tests were created to provide you with a tool to place your student into the appropriate level of math.
Typical Sequence of Secondary Math Courses:
A typical sequence of secondary math courses completed by a college-bound student is listed below for your use in determining the most appropriate level of Thinkwell course to take. Most college-bound students will take seven or eight years of math between 6^{th} and 12^{th} grades, beginning with 6^{th} Grade Math and ending with Precalculus.
• Middle School Math
• High School Math
Accelerated Sequence of Secondary Math Courses:
For students looking to include Calculus as part of their high school curriculum, we recommend an accelerated course sequence, like the one below.
• Accelerated Sequence
Just choose a test, score it with the answer key, then use the table below to choose the right course.
Test | Answer Key | Number Correct | Recommendation |
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Test 1 6th Grade Math Placement Test |
Answer Key | 7 or more | 6th Grade Math |
Test 2 7th Grade Math Placement Test |
Answer Key | 7 or less 8 or more |
6th Grade Math 7th Grade Math |
Test 3 8th Grade Math Placement Test |
Answer Key | 5 or less 6 or 7 8 or more |
complete Test 2 7th Grade Math 8th Grade Math |
Test 4 Algebra 1 Placement Test |
Answer Key | 5 or less 6 or 7 8 or more |
complete Test 3 8th Grade Math Algebra 1 |
Test 5 Geometry or Algebra 2 Placement Test |
Answer Key | 4 or less 5 or 6 7 or more |
complete Test 4 Algebra 1 Geometry or Algebra 2 |
Test 6 Precalculus Placement Test |
Answer Key | 4 or less 5 or 6 7 or more |
complete Test 5 Algebra 2 Precalculus |
Test 7 Calculus Placement Test |
Answer Key | 4 or less 5 or 6 7 or more |
complete Test 6 Precalculus Calculus |