Consuelo Mendez Middle School

Academics

At Mendez, we are proud to offer high quality core academics alongside a range of stimulating and challenging electives.

Core academics vary slightly according to grade level and to each student's individual learning needs:

In 6th Grade, students take:

  • Math
  • English Language Arts/Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

In 7th Grade, students take:

  • Math
  • English Language Arts/Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

In 8th Grade, students take:

  • Math or Algebra
  • English Language Arts
  • Science
  • Social Studies

The level of course will be determined by each student’s performance on the STAAR test and parent/student request.

Academic – covers the grade Level Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for the subject and grade level

Pre-Advanced Placement (Pre AP) – covers the TEKS and also allows students to work at grade level with more depth and complexity within the course content

Advanced Math – students work above grade level and cover TEKS for two grade levels in the course – this leads to Algebra for high school credit in 8th Grade.

Advanced Science – students work above grade level and cover TEKS for two grade levels in the course – this leads to Integrated Physics and Chemistry (IPC) for high school credit in 8th Grade for Maverick Green STEM Academy students. IPC will be offered for the first time in 2018-2019 school year.