Comparison


 

MathSeed

Others group class

Curriculum

Common Core State Standards

NOT covering all common core topics and methods

Math Competition Class

Specialized Math Competition class

FREE participation in National Math Competitions

 

Not available

SBAC & 6th Grade FUSD Placement Test Preparation

Yes

No

FUSD Jr. High Math Pathway

Cover FUSD Jr. High Accelerated Path

DO NOT follow

Class Size

8 students per class maximum

Individual Attention for Every Child

12 to 14 students per class

Less Individual Attention

Poor Classroom Management

 

Duration

1.5 hour per class

2 hours per class - Require LONG attention

Make-up Class

Yes

 

No

Tuition - grade 2 and up

(monthly average)

$155/month

$220 and above / month

Refund

Prorated refund ANY time

NO refund or PARTIAL refund during the first few classes only

Registration fee

$40 (Waive for continuing students)

$100 even for Continuing students




Singapore math vs others math from Department of Education Research Reports

Percentage of 4th-grade students who reached the advanced international benchmark in mathematics

Source - National Center for Education Statistics http://nces.ed.gov/timss/figure11_2.asp




Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) average mathematics scores of 4th-grade students

Source - National Center for Education Statistics http://nces.ed.gov/timss/table11_2.asp

Singapore math

USA math

  Russian math

606

541

  542




Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) International mathematics score

Source - http://www.oecd.org/pisa/keyfindings/PISA-2012-results-snapshot-Volume-I-ENG.pdf

Singapore math

 USA math

Russian math

International Average

573

 481

482

494

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