Incoming 6th Grade Math Appeal Process

Cooperative Middle School

Formal Appeals Process for Mathematics Placement

To initiate the appeals process students and/or their families need to complete the attached form indicating their wish to appeal the placement decision and the reason for the appeal.

Overview of Process

  • Access the appeals process by clicking here
  • Complete and submit the appeals process form electronically which will be sent to the Mathematics Learning Area Leader, Mr. Durant and your child’s Assistant Principal.
  • Appeal forms need to be submitted by July 26th.

The Assistant Principal and the Mathematics Learning Area Leader implement the formal appeal process.

  • The Appeals Committee is comprised of math educators and administrators who will review the written appeal, the academic history of the student, and the student’s assessment scores. 
  • After review of this material the committee will determine whether:
    • The student be afforded the opportunity to reassess. 
      • Reassessments will take place on August 10th at 9:00am in the CMS Library.
      • Students will have one reassessment opportunity to meet the criteria.
    • The student remains in the current placement.
  • Students not meeting the criteria after a reassessment or who are denied their appeal will remain in their course placement.
  • Decisions concerning appeals will be rendered via email during the middle of August, following discussion by the Appeals Committee.