16 U.S. Schools Win Finalist Spots in “March Math Madness” Contest

Think Through Learning, authors of Think Through Math (TTM), web-based math instructional system for grades 3 and above, announced today the 16 finalist schools in its biggest contest of the year “March Math Madness,” or MX3.

From now through the end of March, the finalist schools will compete head-to-head in elimination rounds until the top math school in the nation is left standing.

The top 16 schools have spent more than 10,000 hours on Think Through Math and completed more than one million complex math problems during the qualification rounds. These schools include:

�� Eastern Region: Progress Village Middle Magnet School of the Arts (Hillsborough County School District, Florida), Horace Mann Middle School (Hillsborough County School District, Florida), Gateway Middle School (Gateway School District, Pennsylvania) and Kerby Elementary School (Grosse Pointe Public Schools, Michigan).

· Central Region: A.D. Harvey Elementary (Kingsville ISD, Texas), West University Elementary (Houston ISD, Texas), Woodland Acres Elementary School (Galena Park ISD, Texas) and McCoy Elementary School (Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD, Texas).

· Mountain Region: Swigert International School (Denver Public Schools, Colorado), I.B. Perrine Elementary School (Twin Falls District, Idaho), Mountain View Elementary School (Davis School District, Utah) and Sunburst Elementary School (Sunburst K-12 Schools, Montana).

· Pacific Region: St. Joseph Pomona School (Archdiocese Los Angeles Education Office, California), Pacific Lodge (Los Angeles County Office Of Education, California) as well as Cedarhurst Elementary School and Parkside Elementary School (Highline Public Schools, Washington).