• ALGEBRA1
    Grade: 9
    Prerequisites: none
    Credit: 1 credit; 0.5 credit per semester
    Taught from a function approach, this two semester course is the foundation of all mathematics courses. Students will analyze data as it relates to the real world. Concepts and skills involve operations and properties of real numbers, linear functions, linear inequalities, quadratics functions, factoring polynomials, exponential functions, variation and systems of linear equations and inequalities.

    ALGEBRA 1 – PRE-AP
    Grade: 9
    Pre-Requisites: none
    Credit: 1 credit; 0.5 credit per semester
    This course covers the same content as Algebra 1, but with an accelerated pace, more extensions, and more depth and complexity.

    ALGEBRA 1 – ESL
    Grade: 9
    Prerequisites: none
    Credit: 1 credit; 0.5 credit per semester
    This course covers the same content as Algebra 1, but at a decelerated pace and a focus on vocabulary building for English Language Learners.

    TAKS MATH
    Grade: 9
    Prerequisites: none
    Credit: 1 local credit; 0.5 local credit per semester
    This course is required to be taken while students are taking Algebra 1. This courses focuses

    on the application of skills leaned in Algebra 1 and the reinforcement of TAKS objectives.

    TAKS REVIEW
    Grade: 9
    Prerequisites: none
    Credit: 1 local credit; 0.5 local credit per semester
    This course is required to be taken while students are taking Algebra 1 - PAP. This courses
    focuses on the application of skills leaned in Algebra 1 PAP and the reinforcement of TAKS objectives.

    GEOMETRY
    Grade: 9-10
    Prerequisite: Algebra 1 or Algebra 1 – ESL
    Credit: 1 credit; 0.5 credit per semester
    Areas of concentration in this course include: Basic elements of geometry, inductive reasoning,
    properties of lines, angles, triangles, polygons, transformations, similar figures, surface area and volume.

    GEOMETRY PAP
    Grade: 9-10
    Prerequisites: Algebra 1 PAP or Algebra 1 with teacher/dean recommendation
    Credit: 1 credit; 0.5 credit per semester
    This two semester course is an enhancement of geometric topics included in the geometry curriculum.
    In addition to those topics other areas of concentration will include: congruent and right triangles, trigonometric functions. This course is designed to prepare students to eventually take an AP mathematics course.

    MATHEMATICS Models with Applications (MMA)
    Grade: 9-10
    Prerequisites: Required for all students enrolled in geometry. Students may wave taking MMA if mastery of material is previously demonstrated on TAKS.
    Credit: 1 local credit; 0.5 local credit per semester
    This course is intended to reinforce, broaden, and extend the mathematical knowledge and skills acquired in algebra. The primary purpose of this course is to use mathematics as a tool to model real-world phenomena in science, finance, music, and art. The students should have the opportunity to reinforce all the exit-level TAKS objectives, maintain and extend their algebraic and geometric skills, and find mathematics both useful and enjoyable.

    ALGEBRA 2
    Grade: 10-12
    Prerequisites: Algebra 1
    Credit: 1 credit; 0.5 credit per semester
    This two semester course is devoted to continue the student preparation for upper level classes such Pre-Calculus and AP Statistics. Topics include quadratic functions, polynomials, radicals, rational expressions, and exponential and logarithmic functions.

    ALGEBRA 2 PRE-AP
    Grade: 10-12
    Prerequisites: Algebra 1 PAP or Algebra 1 with teacher/dean recommendation
    Credit: 1 credit; 0.5 credit per semester
    This two semester course is devoted to continue the student preparation for upper level classes such Pre-Calculus and AP Statistics. Topics include quadratic functions, polynomials, radicals, rational expressions, and exponential and logarithmic functions. This depth and complexity of this course will prepare students for advanced math courses.

    PRE-CALCULUS
    Grade 12
    Prerequisites: Successful completion of Algebra1, Geometry, and Algebra2.
    Credit: 1 credit; 0.5 credit per Semester
    This two-semester elective course covers topics from Trigonometry and Elementary Analysis. Major topics are trigonometric functions, their graphs and transformations, trigonometric identities, trigonometric equations, solving triangles, and real life applications. Under Elementary Analysis the area of concentration are polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions, inequalities, algebra of functions, their graphs and limits, asymptotic and unbound behavior, continuity, and sequences and series.

    PRE-CALCULUS-PRE AP
    Grade 11-12
    Prerequisites: Successful completion of Algebra1, Geometry Pre-AP, and Algebra 2 Pre-AP or dean/teacher recommendation.
    Credit: 1 credit; 0.5 credit per Semester
    This is a two-semester course elective, Advanced level of Mathematics, designed to prepare students for AP Calculus and College Mathematics. It is intended to cover all the topics of the Pre-Calculus course in greater depth. Also includes parametric equations and polar coordinates.

    AP CALCULUS AB
    Grade: 11 – 12
    Prerequisites: Pre-Calculus Pre-AP or teacher/dean recommendation
    Credit: 1 credit; 0.5 per semester
    This two-semester honors course is the equivalent of one college semester course of Calculus (Calculus I), culminating with the AP Calculus AB Exam in May. Major areas of concentration are: I. Functions, Graphs and Limits, including: analysis of graphs; limits of functions: II. Derivatives, including: concept of the derivative; derivative at a point; derivative as a function; second derivatives; applications of derivatives; Mean Value Theorem; optimization; computation of derivatives; related rates. III. Integrals, including: interpretations and properties of definite integrals; applications of integrals; distance, velocity and acceleration; Fundamental Theorem of Calculus; Mean Value Theorem for Integrals; techniques of anti-differentiation; applications of anti-differentiation; exponential growth and decay; numerical approximations to definite integrals.