• Welcome!

    College Prep


    Mrs. Jacob


    About this course:

    This course strengthens students’ skills in performing basic arithmetic computations to prepare for college entrance exams.  The course will include practical applications, and calculator use will be integrated throughout. 


    • 3-ring binder
    • Pens and pencils
    • A graphing calculator will be provided for in-class use. A scientific calculator will be needed for at-home use.


    Tests – 60%

    The date of a test will be announced in advance.  Tested material is not limited to the most recently learned topics; review topics may be included.  There are no retakes on tests.  At times, project assignments may take the place of a unit test.

    Quizzes – 30%

    Quizzes may or may not be announced in advance.  There are no retakes on quizzes.

    Homework/Participation– 10%

    There will be one homework grade each marking period.  Each student will start out each marking period with a 100%.  Five percentage points will be deducted for every unsatisfactory or incomplete homework assignment.

    Extra Credit:

    Extra credit will be given at times on a test, quiz, or as an assignment.


    Cell phone use is not permitted in the classroom!



    • Be respectful at all times
    • Behave in a mature manner
    • Be on time and prepared
    • Comply with all reasonable requests



    • A first offense will result in a verbal warning.
    • Any consistent failure to comply with the rules will result in the consequences outlined in Starpoint Central School District’s Code of Conduct.