## Previous Administrations of the SFUSD Math Validation Test (MVT)

MVT 2018

There were two administrations of the Math Validation Test (MVT) in 2018, on May 12, 2018 and August 25, 2018.

MVT 2017

For the 2017–2018 school year and subsequent school years, all students who have passed an approved CCSS Algebra 1 course must pass the MVT in order to be eligible to enroll in CCSS Geometry as a 9th grader. There were two administrations of the Math Validation Test (MVT) in 2017, on Saturday, April 29, 2017, and Saturday, August 26, 2017.

MVT 2016

For the 2016–2017 school year only, students who registered for and began taking a UC approved CCSS Algebra 1 course at an accredited high school or college (face-to-face or online), and who provided a transcript from the school where the course was taken showing completion (with a grade of C or better) of the entire year’s coursework before August 15, 2016, were able to enroll in CCSS Geometry without having to pass the MVT.

There were two administrations of the Math Validation Test (MVT) in 2016, on Thursday, July 28, 2016, and Saturday, August 20, 2016.

MVT 2015

In the initial year of implementing the CCSS-aligned SFUSD Core Curriculum, many schools and districts were still transitioning from the previous California math standards to the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. In this transitional year, the Validation Exam was optional for all incoming 9th graders. The exam was not recommended for students who have not taken a Common Core aligned Algebra 1 course.

The CCSS Algebra 1 Validation Exam took place on April 11, 2015.

The released exam items are available here:

If you have further questions, please email

There were two administrations of the Math Validation Test (MVT) in 2018, on May 12, 2018 and August 25, 2018.

MVT 2017

For the 2017–2018 school year and subsequent school years, all students who have passed an approved CCSS Algebra 1 course must pass the MVT in order to be eligible to enroll in CCSS Geometry as a 9th grader. There were two administrations of the Math Validation Test (MVT) in 2017, on Saturday, April 29, 2017, and Saturday, August 26, 2017.

**The released exam items are available here:**MVT 2016

For the 2016–2017 school year only, students who registered for and began taking a UC approved CCSS Algebra 1 course at an accredited high school or college (face-to-face or online), and who provided a transcript from the school where the course was taken showing completion (with a grade of C or better) of the entire year’s coursework before August 15, 2016, were able to enroll in CCSS Geometry without having to pass the MVT.

There were two administrations of the Math Validation Test (MVT) in 2016, on Thursday, July 28, 2016, and Saturday, August 20, 2016.

**The released exam items are available here:**MVT 2015

In the initial year of implementing the CCSS-aligned SFUSD Core Curriculum, many schools and districts were still transitioning from the previous California math standards to the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. In this transitional year, the Validation Exam was optional for all incoming 9th graders. The exam was not recommended for students who have not taken a Common Core aligned Algebra 1 course.

The CCSS Algebra 1 Validation Exam took place on April 11, 2015.

The released exam items are available here:

If you have further questions, please email

**validationexam@sfusd.edu.**