Please refer to the recommendations below when selecting an ALEKS course for your students. At any time, you may move students to a new course. If students complete over 85% of their pies after the Initial Assessment, we recommend moving them to a more advanced course; if students complete less than 15%, we recommend moving them to a less challenging course.
Schools vary dramatically; these are only recommendations and not necessarily the course assignment a specific school should follow.
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ALEKS Course | Average Student |
Student Working More Slowly |
Advanced Student |
QuickTables | Grade 3,4,5 | All Grades | Grade 3 |
Mathematics - LV 3 (with QuickTables) | Grade 3 | Grade 4,5 | |
Mathematics - LV 4 (with QuickTables) | Grade 4 | Grade 5,6 | Grade 3 |
Mathematics - LV 5 (with QuickTables) | Grade 5 | Grade 6 | Grade 4 |
Middle School Math Course 1 / LV 6 | Grade 6 | Grade 5,6 | |
Arithmetic (with QuickTables) | Grade 3,4,5,6 | Grade 3,4,5,6 | Grade 3,4,5 |
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MIDDLE SCHOOL | |||
ALEKS Course | Average Student |
Student Working More Slowly |
Advanced Student |
Middle School Math Course 1 / LV 6 | Grade 6 | Grade 7,8 | |
Middle School Math Course 2 | Grade 7 | ||
Middle School Math Course 3 | Grade 8 | Grade 6,7 | |
Algebra Readiness Algebra Readiness provides robust coverage of the basic concepts of algebra, algebra prerequisites, and related math curriculum standards. Algebra Readiness does not provide coverage of non-algebra middle school mathematics topics, such as probability, statistics, and geometry. |
Grade 8 | ||
Pre-Algebra Pre-Algebra provides standards-based coverage of all of Grade 8 Math, including a robust introduction to the basic concepts of algebra and its prerequisites. |
Grade 8 | Grade 6,7 | |
Algebra 1A
Algebra 1A is a standards-based course that provides comprehensive coverage of the Common Core (CCSS) and State Standards. It focuses on the algebra concepts and prerequisites typically covered in the first half of an Algebra 1 course. |
Grade 8,9 | Grade 7,8 | |
CA Algebra 1A
CA Algebra 1A provides comprehensive coverage of the current CA Algebra 1 math content standards. It focuses on the algebra concepts and prerequisites typically covered in the first half of a CA Algebra 1 course. |
Grade 8,9 | Grade 7,8 | |
Traditional Algebra 1A
Traditional Algebra 1A provides complete coverage of the algebra concepts and prerequisites typically covered in the first half of an Algebra 1 course. It does not provide extensive coverage of non-algebra topics, such as probability, statistics, and geometry. |
Grade 8,9 | Grade 7,8 | |
Algebra 1B
Algebra 1B is a standards-based course that provides comprehensive coverage of the Common Core (CCSS) and State Standards. It focuses on the algebra concepts and prerequisites typically covered in the second half of an Algebra 1 course. |
Grade 8,9 | Grade 7,8 | |
CA Algebra 1B
CA Algebra 1B provides comprehensive coverage of the current CA Algebra 1 math content standards. It focuses on the algebra concepts and prerequisites typically covered in the second half of a CA Algebra 1 course. |
Grade 8,9 | Grade 7,8 | |
Traditional Algebra 1B
Traditional Algebra 1B provides complete coverage of the algebra concepts and prerequisites typically covered in the second half of an Algebra 1 course. It does not provide extensive coverage of non-algebra topics, such as probability, statistics, and geometry. |
Grade 8,9 | Grade 7,8 | |
Algebra 1 Algebra 1 provides comprehensive Common Core (CCSS) and State Standards coverage of Algebra 1 and its prerequisites. |
Grade 8,9 | Grade 7,8 | |
CA Algebra 1 CA Algebra 1 provides comprehensive coverage of the most current CA Grade 9 math curriculum standards. Such standards provide for comprehensive coverage of Algebra 1 and its prerequisites, but do not cover non-algebra mathematics topics, such as probability, statistics, and geometry. |
Grade 8,9 | Grade 7,8 | |
Traditional Algebra 1
Traditional Algebra 1 * provides standards-based coverage of Algebra 1 and prerequisites, but does not provide extensive coverage of non-algebra mathematics topics, such as probability, statistics, and geometry. |
Grade 8,9 | Grade 7,8 | |
Essential Mathematics (with QuickTables) Essential Mathematics provides complete coverage and review of essential mathematics topics through the end of Grade 6. |
Grade 6,7,8 | ||
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ALEKS Course | Intervention: Grade 6, 7, and 8 | ||
RtI 6 (with QuickTables) | Tier 2 Intervention Grade 6 | ||
RtI 7 (with QuickTables) | Tier 2 Intervention Grade 7 | ||
RtI 8 (with QuickTables) | Tier 2 Intervention Grade 8 | ||
MS RtI Tier 3 (with QuickTables) | Tier 3 Intervention All MS Grades | ||
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HIGH SCHOOL | |||
ALEKS Course | Average Student |
Student Working More Slowly |
Advanced Student |
Algebra Readiness Algebra Readiness provides robust coverage of the basic concepts of algebra, algebra prerequisites, and related math curriculum standards. Algebra Readiness does not provide coverage of non-algebra middle school mathematics topics, such as probability, statistics, and geometry. |
Grade 9 | ||
Pre-Algebra Pre-Algebra provides standards-based coverage of all of Grade 8 Math, including a robust introduction to the basic concepts of algebra and its prerequisites. |
Grade 9 | ||
Algebra 1A
Algebra 1A is a standards-based course that provides comprehensive coverage of the Common Core (CCSS) and State Standards. It focuses on the algebra concepts and prerequisites typically covered in the first half of an Algebra 1 course. |
Grade 9 | Grade 9,10,11,12 | |
CA Algebra 1A
CA Algebra 1A provides comprehensive coverage of the current CA Algebra 1 math content standards. It focuses on the algebra concepts and prerequisites typically covered in the first half of a CA Algebra 1 course. |
Grade 9 | Grade 9,10,11,12 | |
Traditional Algebra 1A
Traditional Algebra 1A provides complete coverage of the algebra concepts and prerequisites typically covered in the first half of an Algebra 1 course. It does not provide extensive coverage of non-algebra topics, such as probability, statistics, and geometry. |
Grade 9 | Grade 9,10,11,12 | |
Algebra 1B
Algebra 1B is a standards-based course that provides comprehensive coverage of the Common Core (CCSS) and State Standards. It focuses on the algebra concepts and prerequisites typically covered in the second half of an Algebra 1 course. |
Grade 9 | Grade 9,10,11,12 | |
CA Algebra 1B
CA Algebra 1B provides comprehensive coverage of the current CA Algebra 1 math content standards. It focuses on the algebra concepts and prerequisites typically covered in the second half of a CA Algebra 1 course. |
Grade 9 | Grade 9,10,11,12 | |
Traditional Algebra 1B
Traditional Algebra 1B provides complete coverage of the algebra concepts and prerequisites typically covered in the second half of an Algebra 1 course. It does not provide extensive coverage of non-algebra topics, such as probability, statistics, and geometry. |
Grade 9 | Grade 9,10,11,12 | |
Algebra 1 Algebra 1 provides comprehensive Common Core (CCSS) and State Standards coverage of Algebra 1 and its prerequisites. |
Grade 9 | Grade 10,11,12 | |
Beginning Algebra This course provides comprehensive coverage of Algebra 1 topics available for use with a fully integrated, interactive eBook. |
Grade 9 | Grade 9,10,11,12 | |
CA Algebra 1 CA Algebra 1 provides comprehensive coverage of the most current CA Grade 9 math curriculum standards. Such standards provide for comprehensive coverage of Algebra 1 and its prerequisites, but do not cover non-algebra mathematics topics, such as probability, statistics, and geometry. |
Grade 9 | Grade 10,11,12 | |
Traditional Algebra 1
Traditional Algebra 1 * provides standards-based coverage of Algebra 1 and prerequisites, but does not provide extensive coverage of non-algebra mathematics topics, such as probability, statistics, and geometry. |
Grade 9 | Grade 10,11,12 | |
High School Geometry |
Grade 10 | Grade 11,12 | Grade 8,9 |
Integrated Mathematics I Integrated Mathematics I focuses on algebra, linear and exponential functions, sequences, systems of equations, descriptive statistics, and introductory geometry. This course offers comprehensive, standards-based coverage, and includes reporting against the Common Core Standards. |
Grade 9 | Grade 10,11,12 | |
Integrated Mathematics II Integrated Mathematics II focuses on quadratic functions, probability, advanced geometry, and introductory trigonometry. This course offers comprehensive, standards-based coverage, and includes reporting against the Common Core Standards. |
Grade 10 | Grade 11,12 | Grade 9 |
Integrated Mathematics III Integrated Mathematics III focuses on extending algebra and functions (including radicals, rational expressions, polynomial functions, logarithmic functions, sequences and series), trigonometry, and probability. This course offers comprehensive, standards-based coverage, and includes reporting against the Common Core Standards. |
Grade 11 | Grade 12 | Grade 9,10 |
Algebra 2 Algebra 2 provides standards-based coverage of Algebra 2, with no coverage of Trigonometry. |
Grade 11 | Grade 12 | Grade 9,10 |
Intermediate Algebra This course provides comprehensive coverage of Algebra 2 topics available for use with a fully integrated, interactive eBook. |
Grade 9 | Grade 9,10,11,12 | |
Algebra 2 with Trigonometry Algebra 2 with Trigonometry provides robust and standards-based coverage of Algebra 2, including broad coverage of Trigonometry. |
Grade 11 | Grade 12 | Grade 9,10 |
College Algebra |
Grade 12 | Grade 10,11 | |
College Algebra with Trigonometry |
Grade 12 | Grade 10,11 | |
PreCalculus |
Grade 12 | Grade 10,11 | |
Trigonometry |
Grade 12 | Grade 11 | |
Introduction to Statistics This course provides comprehensive coverage of general statistics topics available for use with a fully integrated, interactive eBook. |
Grade 11 | Grade 12 | Grade 9,10 |
High School Preparation for Algebra 1* High School Preparation for Algebra 1 focuses on critical prerequisite topics that are central for success in Algebra. This is the best course to prepare students to advance as quickly as possible into Algebra 1 or Algebra 1A. * If a student completes 50% or more of her pie on the Initial Assessment, we recommend moving the student immediately to an ALEKS Algebra 1 course where she will encounter a significant number of prerequisite and readiness topics that overlap with this course. Otherwise, a student should complete 50% of her pie in Learning Mode before being moved to an ALEKS Algebra 1 course. |
Grade 9,10,11 | ||
Foundations of High School Math Foundations of High School Math provides comprehensive, standards-based coverage of the middle school mathematics curriculum. It can be used to insure mastery of middle school math in order to establish readiness for high school courses. |
Grade 9,10,11 | ||
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SPECIALIZED | |||
ALEKS Course | Average Student |
Student Working More Slowly |
Advanced Student |
Mastery of SAT Math Mastery of SAT Math is designed to help students achieve mastery of the math topics on the SAT Reasoning Test. This course enables students to efficiently refresh and fill in gaps in their knowledge of the mathematics tested on the SAT. We recommend that students preparing for the test master 100% of the ALEKS course material, and complete SAT practice tests (widely available from other sources) so that they achieve fluency in the particular style and format of the SAT test questions. |
High School | High School | High School |
Mastery of ACT Math Mastery of ACT Math is designed to help students achieve mastery of the math topics on the ACT Mathematics Test. This course enables students to efficiently refresh and fill in gaps in their knowledge of the mathematics tested on the ACT. We recommend that students preparing for the test master 100% of the ALEKS course material, and complete ACT practice tests (widely available from other sources) so that they achieve fluency in the particular style and format of the ACT test questions. |
High School | High School | High School |
Prep for GED Mathematics |
High School | High School | High School |
AP Statistics (Quantitative) |
Grade 12 | Grade 11,12 | |
High School Prep for Statistics |
Grade 10 | Grade 11,12 | |
Chemistry ALEKS Chemistry provides extensive coverage of chemistry at the high school level. This includes coverage of the NGSS high school standards which apply to chemistry, and essential algebra and physics concepts that are pre-requisites for the successful study of chemistry. Content can be highly customized to match almost any curriculum and order of instruction. |
High School | High School | High School |
AP Chemistry AP Chemistry provides rigorous coverage of chemistry topics that are typically included in a university-level General Chemistry course. This course includes the built-in ALEKSpedia, which is a General Chemistry Primer, making the ALEKS AP Chemistry course your chemistry solution. This course can also be used to help students achieve better results on the AP Chemistry exam. |
Grade 12 | ||
Prep for AP Chemistry Prep for AP Chemistry is designed to prepare high school students for an AP Chemistry course. This course covers prerequisite and foundational material necessary for success in AP Chemistry. |
Grade 12 | ||
Math Review for AP Physics |
Grade 12 | Grade 11,12 | |
Math Review for AP Calculus |
Grade 12 | Grade 11,12 | |
Fundamentals of Accounting (Sole Proprietorship) |
Grade 10,11,12 | ||
Fundamentals of Accounting (Corporation) |
Grade 10,11,12 | ||
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