Intervention: Saxon Math
Brief description: Saxon
math is designed for students who often feel frustrated by math and are
struggling to master middle school math concepts and skills. The class covers a
year’s worth of grade level curriculum, yet offers greater repetition and
skills practice. The Saxon math text is used and is an incremental approach to
Grade levels: Targeted
5 – 8
Placement process: Teachers
and parents may refer students for Saxon math consideration.
may qualify for placement if assessment data is:
below proficient on NECAP math (score of 1 or 2)
one grade level below median RIT on NWEA
25%ile or below on AIMSWeb M-CAP and /or M-COMP
or, there is a speech and language concern that would prevent student from
successfully accessing CMP2 curriculum
Scheduled class: Every
day for one hour as the regular math class.
Exit strategy: Students
generally stay in the Saxon math curriculum through middle school, however if
assessment data shows growth over the 45%ile then placement in the Connected
Mathematics program (CMP2) is encouraged.