Department of Mathematics

Mr. Antonio Carrion

Mr. Nawagamuwage Perera

Teachers:

Ms. Judith Alexander-Edwards (M.S. Mathematics)

Ms. Zarina Sylvester (Algebra I)

Ms. Jacqueline Stephens (Geometry)

Mr. Lynden Nelson (Algebra II)

A rich middle school experience provides the student an excellent foundation upon which he or she could build in the 9th grade and beyond.

Each student is again immersed in percentages as is applicable to sales, sales taxes and other real life situations. The graphing of lines and the calculation of the slope and equation of lines form part of the syllabus of coordinate geometry. Students must be able to add, subtract, and multiply polynomials.

High School Mathematics

High school students continue their studies to meet all NY graduation requirements in the following areas:

elementary algebra and data analysis. The core instructional objectives are defined by NYC High School Core Learning Goals 1 and 3. Learning objectives extend to include quadratic and exponential functions. Instructional emphasis is placed on analyzing patterns and functions, modeling real-life situations,collecting, organizing and analyzing data, and using data to make predictions.

Students are required to pass the McKinney High School Assessment for Algebra/Data Analysis at the completion of this course. Graphing calculator required. Students will take the Regents examination in Algebra 1.

This high school graduation requirement course serves as the second in the series of advanced mathematical courses by providing a complete foundation of the geometry topics. The core instructional objectives are defined by the NYC High School Core Learning Goal 2. Students will represent problem situations with geometric models, classify figures in terms of congruence and similarity, and deduce properties of and relationships between figures from given assumptions.

Graphing calculator recommended.

This course will expand students’ knowledge of functions to include exponential, logarithmic and power functions by examining real-world problems. Students will

gain an understanding of the characteristics and transformation of functions.

Graphing calculator required.

AP Calculus (AB Level)

This college level course is the study of differential and integral calculus based on further development of properties and graphs of relations and functions. Students who successfully complete this course will be prepared for the AP Calculus AB test and may be awarded up to one semester of college credit with a successful score.

Graphing Calculator required.