Algebra Readiness Academy

The Algebra Readiness Academy is a summer enrichment program offered for rising seventh and eighth grade students.  The purpose of the program is to provide students with an opportunity to strengthen their skills in mathematics for success in Algebra I.   Teacher recommendation and assessed mathematics achievemnet are used to selecat students for participation in this program.  An information packet and notification of selection for the academy will be mailed to the parent/guardian from the student's school.

The academy is scheduled in two 3-week sessions.  Students will only attend one session.  Students are in class for five hours each day, Monday through Thursday, for a total of 55 hours of instruction.  The staff consists of mathematics teachers from Portsmouth Public Schools.

Students successfully completing the program will receive a certificate of achievement.  Their progress in Algebra I is monitored during the school year.  The Algebra Readiness Academy has proven to be a very successful program.

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