Mathematics

The following table is a listing of courses available and in what year students may take each course.  For specific information about each class, click the plus sign next to the course title.

Freshmen Sophomore
• Algebra I • Algebra II
• Algebra II • Geometry
• Geometry • Pre-Calculus
   
Junior Senior
• Algebra II  
• AP Calculus • AP Calculus
• Intermediate Algebra II • College and Career Math Prep
• Pre-Calculus • Intermediate Algebra II
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Statistics

 

Algebra I

Course Title:
Algebra I

Prerequisite:
None

Grade Level:
9

Credit:
1.0

Course Duration:
Two Semesters

Course Description:
Algebra 1 is a course in methods of solving and graphing equations. Topics also include exponent properties, quadratics, polynomials, and exploring various functions.

Algebra II

Course Title:
Algebra II

Prerequisite:
C+ or better in Algebra 1 and Geometry

Grade Level:
10, 11 

Credit:
1.0

Course Duration:
Two Semesters

Course Description:
Algebra 2 is a course designed to expand student's ability to graph, solve and interpret equations. Students will deepen their understanding of functions and their various representations. Topics will include polynomials, quadratics, logarithms, conics, trigonometry, larger systems of equations and inverse functions.

AP Calculus

Course Title:
AP Calculus

Prerequisite:
C+ or better in Pre-Calculus and pathways or interest in Math, Science, Engineering

Grade Level:
12

Credit:
1.0

Course Duration:
Two Semesters

Course Description:
AP Calculus is an advanced mathematics course designed to serve as a college-level calculus course suggested for those students interested in engineering, physical sciences, business, and statistics as a college curriculum.

College and Career Math Prep

Course Title:
College and Career Math Prep

Prerequisite:
12th grade

Grade Level:
12

Credit:
0.5

Course Duration:
1 Semester

Course Description:
The course is designed as a capstone to students learning of Algebra and is designed to ensure students are prepared for college math and beyond. Topics include numeracy, percents and proportionality, central measures of tendency, solving, factoring, and evaluating expressions, along with trigonometry and dimensional analysis.

Geometry

Course Title:
Geometry

Prerequisite:
Completion/credit in Algebra I 

Grade Level:
9, 10

Credit:
1.0

Course Duration:
Two Semesters

Course Description:
This course introduces the student to logical-mathematical reasoning including proofs. The course is designed to focus on the foundations of Euclidean Geometry. Topics include relationships and properties of triangles, quadrilaterals, and polygons, along with transformations, right triangle trigonometry, properties of circles, and applications of area and volume.

Intermediate Algebra II

Course Title:
Intermediate Algebra II 

Prerequisite:
Completion/credit in Algebra I

Grade Level:
11, 12

Credit:
1.0

Course Duration:
Two Semesters

Course Description:Intermediate Algebra 2 expands on the main ideas learned in Algebra 1. Students will continue to solve and graph linear equations and expand their knowledge of solving and graphing quadratics. Additional topics include larger systems of equations, polynomials, inverse functions, and logarithms. 

Pre-Calculus

Course Title:
Pre-Calculus

Prerequisite:
B- or better in Algebra II

Grade Level:
10, 11, 12

Credit:
1.0

Course Duration:
Two Semesters

Course Description:
Pre-Calculus is a course designed to prepare students for Calculus. Topics include linear systems and matrices, a thorough study of functions including polynomial functions, rational functions, logarithmic functions, and trigonometric functions including the study of the unit circle. The course will also introduce students to an intuitive and formal study of limits.

Statistics

Course Title:
Statistics

Prerequisite:
Completion / credit in Algebra II or teacher approval

Grade Level:
12

Credit:
0.5

Course Duration:
1 Semester

Course Description:
The class is designed to teach students the basics of statistics. Topics will include the basics of statistics, correlation, and regression, interpreting categorical and quantitative data, sample surveys, and probability based on the Common Core State Standards for Statistics and Probability.