Information for New Families

Placement Exams

Math Placement Exams » Saturday, April 17

8:50 a.m. » Student Check-In 

Students will receive a Zoom link for check-in.

9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. » Math Placement Exam

Students will receive a Zoom link for the exam. Calculators are not permitted. 

If your daughter is unable to attend on April 17, please email the Admissions Office to schedule another date.

About the Math Placement Exams

Mayfield’s Math Department uses diagnostic exams to place each student according to her readiness. Each student will take an exam based on her current math class. Please note that high school Algebra and Geometry courses are more rigorous than junior high classes, and should not be considered repeat courses.

World Language Placement Exams » Saturday, April 24

8:50 a.m. » Student Check-In 

Students will receive a Zoom link for check-in.

9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. » World Language Placement Exam (optional)

  • French, Mandarin or Spanish
Students will receive a Zoom link for their chosen language exam.

If your daughter is unable to attend on April 24, please email the Admissions Office to schedule another date.

About the World Languages Placement Exam

Students who have studied a world language in middle school or who speak a world language are strongly encouraged to take the placement exam in order to be considered for a higher-level course in French, Mandarin or Spanish.

Students will be invited to sign up for optional placement exams in the language of their choice. Stay tuned for registration details. 

— Emily Goodell '99, Math Department Chair

No matter which class a student begins with, there is a path to our most advanced math course by senior year, and often our top students in that course begin in the 9th-grade Algebra I course.

Contact Us

List of 2 members.

  • Photo of Merilisa Ramirez

    Merilisa Ramirez 

    Director of Admissions
    (626) 799-9121 ext. 287
  • Photo of Jade Stewart

    Jade Stewart 09

    Assistant Director of Admissions and Summer@Mayfield Coordinator
    (626) 799-9121 ext. 298
Established in 1931, Mayfield Senior School in Pasadena, CA is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for young women grades 9-12. Noted for its rigorous academic program, which includes 28 Advanced Placement and Honors courses, Mayfield’s curriculum is underscored by a philosophy of educating the “whole child,” which also encourages commitment to and excellence in the arts, athletics, community service and spiritual growth. The nurturing environment at Mayfield Senior School allows each student to flourish in an atmosphere of personal attention.