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The Mathematics Department provides courses of study based on the varied abilities and interests of students. The mathematics curriculum is standards-based and the progression of courses allows students to acquire, develop and strengthen skills in critical thinking and reasoning. Math skills are necessary for success in Science, Engineering and everyday life. Students use TI 83/84 graphing calculators and have the opportunity to participate in Honors, AP and online mathematics courses.



  • Algebra A and Algebra B
  • Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • Geometry Honors
  • Intermediate Algebra
  • Advanced Algebra/Trigonometry Honors
  • Trigonometry/PreCalculus
  • PreCalculus Honors
  • Probability & Statistics
  • Advanced Placement Calculus

Graduation requirement: three years of mathematics.
All courses, except Algebra A are certified as meeting the requirements for admission to the University of California and California State University systems. Algebra B is pending UC certification. Completion of Intermediate Algebra or Advanced Algebra/Trig is required for admission to these two California university systems.