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Isaac students known as the “Fab Five” take honors geometry at high school


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  • Emily Broome/Isaac School District

Fab Five

There is a group of rock star students at Morris K. Udall Middle School who are known by their teachers and administrators as the “Fab Five.” These five 8th grade students earned this nickname by becoming outstanding scholars in math at MKU and at the local High School.

“At MKU I feel supported by my administration and by them allowing me to take high school geometry, I feel mentally challenged everyday.” -Fab Five Student

Isaac students known as the “Fab Five” take honors geometry at high school Isaacfab-fiveInside

The Fab Five eighth grade students at Morris K. Udall chool who excelled in algebra and take a bus to Carl Hayden High School each morning to take the honors geometry class. Photo courtesy Isaac School District

Last school year while in 7th grade all five students excelled in advanced algebra and passed the very rigorous Phoenix Union High School District’s Algebra Qualifying Test. Now, as 8th grade students at MKU they are bussed to Carl Hayden High School every morning to attend the honors geometry class.

They attend the geometry class with freshman and sophomores. The Fab Five students continue to be in the top ten percent for test scores and grades, while competing with high school students.

When they start high school next school year they will have earned high school freshman class credits in both algebra and geometry.

Isaac School District serves approximately 7,500 students in the Maryvale community and is located in the West Phoenix Metropolitan area. Isaac has 11 schools total, 2 middles schools, 1 K-8th grade, 7 Elementary Schools and 1 Preschool.

Isaac is a one hundred percent Title 1 school district and provides free and reduced lunch to all of our students. Our population is
approximately 98 percent Hispanic.

For more information, please contact Emily Broome, Communication Specialist, at ebroome@isaacschools.org or (602) 455-6771.