In Upper School we offer courses in algebra through calculus, in addition to a range of advanced math electives. All students – whether they started 9th grade taking algebra or geometry – have the opportunity to take calculus and accelerate their math studies if they choose to do so. Learn more about potential math pathways in Calhoun’s Upper School.
Math courses emphasize thoroughness and flexibility in process, and frequently incorporate experiential, hands-on assignments. Students are exposed to a wide range of applications in math – including CAD programming, personal finance, probability and statistics – preparing them for many different fields in college and beyond.
Sample Math Electives:
- Introduction to Precalculus
- Experimental Probability & Statistics
- Differential Calculus
- Multivariable Calculus
- Geometrical Design & Technical Drawing
- Geometrical Design & Computer-Aided Design
- Math in Sports
- Word Problems
- Beyond Algorithms: Writing Math Research