The Honors Math program is not a separate curriculum other than that which is used for Mathematics instruction in the Archdiocesan elementary school.
The program, which begins in Grade 4, follows the same curriculum guidelines with an emphasis on critical thinking and application of information in a more thorough manner than the classroom mathematics class.
Consistent scores of 90 or above in Math Composite score on Standardized Testing.
Consistent scores of 80 or above in the Reading Comprehension test of the Standardized Testing.
Evidence of above average performances on Mathematics Level Mastery Tests (Diocesan Level Testing). Above average performance is interpreted as a score of 85 or above.
Consistent grades of 90 or above in Mathematics on the report card.
Cognitive skills Index falling in the range of 125 in the Terra Nova Test.
This criteria is not arbitrary. Students not meeting these criteria are not admitted to the program without approval by the Archdiocesan Elementary Math Committee