Middle School Enrichment
Stratford’s Middle School Enrichment Program offers advanced academic classes in mathematics that may be taken for credit, as well as test prep for the High School Entrance Exam.
Incoming sixth and seventh grade students spend part of each morning refining and enriching their language arts and math skills.
Incoming seventh and eighth graders spend each morning previewing Algebra. Real world problems are used to reinforce concepts following lectures. There are informal assessments to determine areas of strength as well as areas for improvement. Homework is not assigned in this class. Enrollment in this course at Stratford's Santa Clara Middle School includes a section on English enrichment.
This program is suited for incoming eighth and ninth graders who spend the morning previewing geometry. Practice problems are used to reinforce concepts following lectures. There are informal assessments to determine areas of strength, as well as areas for improvement. Homework is not assigned in this class.
This intense four-hour class is suited for incoming eighth and ninth graders and covers a year’s worth of course material in seven weeks. Students are assigned mandatory daily homework. There is a quiz or a test everyday, and students take mid-term and final exams. The students receive a grade at the end of the course. Successful completion of this course may exempt students from retaking Algebra 2 in high school, or may place them in Honors Algebra 2 during their freshman year of high school. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Algebra 1 with an A. Departmental approval required.
Convenient, high quality, prep class for the HSPT, ISEE, and SSAT exams. This course is for rising 8th graders who plan to attend private high schools. The course includes math, vocabulary, reading comprehension and writing review, extensive practice exams, test-taking skills, and time management strategies.