Murray City School District Math Acceleration Option

The Murray City School District is offering an acceleration option in math for 6th grade students. Sixth grade students wishing to accelerate have the opportunity to take Math 7 online during the summer between their 6th and 7th grade years. Below are the details for the math acceleration option. If you are interested in the math acceleration option for 6th grade students and want more information, or for approval, please contact your elementary principal. This course will be completed at home. All tests must be proctored by a parent or guardian.

TESTING (All tests must be passed with an 85% or higher)

  • Students will take 2 term tests
  • Students will take one Summative Final test
  • Students will NOT receive a letter grade for this class
  • Students may retake each test once (the retake must be completed by the end of the following day)
  • Allow at least one hour per test
  • All tests will be proctored from home
  • Secondary II Honors Math is NOT taught in the junior high
  • 9th grade students will need to take Secondary II Honors Math at Murray High
  • Parents are responsible for transportation to and from Murray High
  • By accelerating math courses, students will be eligible to take AP Calculus as a junior
  • During their senior year, a student who wants to take a math course beyond AP Calculus, may need to take an off-campus or online college/university level math course. Please work with your high school counselor to determine best options

MORE INFORMATION WILL BE POSTED FOR 2022 MATH ACCELERATION COURSE AT THE END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR.

  • Students interested in preparing for the Opportunity Scholarship (replacing the Regent’s Scholarship) should be aware of the Opportunity Scholarship requirements. Contact your junior high counselor or principal with

 Link to the new Opportunity Scholarship that is replacing the Regent’s Scholarship:  

https://ushe.edu/state-scholarships-aid/opportunity-scholarship/