# Do You Know Where Your Child is in Math?

Oct 22, 2019 | Newmarket

So many parents struggle to understand where their kids stand in math understanding. They don't always know if their children’s math skills are keeping pace with the academic curriculum from year to year.

Are they at grade level? Are they below grade level? Are they advanced? Are they bored in math class and are no longer trying so the grades they are getting don’t reflect their true math skills?

We can definitely help give some insight into where your child is in math with the short math skills assessment below.

Ask your child to answer the questions below, starting with the first question and leading up to his or her current grade level. Feel free to try higher grade level questions too. You may be surprised by the results.

1st Grade:      11 + 12 = ___

2nd Grade:     1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7 + 8 + 9 + 10 = ___

3rd Grade:      How much is 99 plus 99 plus 99?

4tg Grade:      Count by 1 3/4 from 0 to 7.

6th Grade:       Halfway through the second quarter, how much of the game is left?

7th Grade:       How much is 6 1/2% of 250?

8th Grade:       On a certain map, 6 centimetres represent 25 kilometres. How many kilometres do 15 centimetres represent?

9th Grade:       When you take 3 away from twice a number, the answer is 8. What is the number?

Functions:      What is the Absolute Value of the point (3, 4)?