Mathematics enables the student to acquire self-discipline and logical/critical thinking skills.  In fact, the study of mathematics is necessary to enable the student to reason logically in all aspects of her life. The progression of courses offered by the department provides the student with the opportunity to discover and strengthen her mathematical skills and to achieve her highest potential. These goals are achieved by:

  • Hands-on learning activities
  • Developing critical thinking skills through teaching overarching concepts
  • Fostering intellectual curiosity through integrated learning programs with science and math
  • Promoting reflection through class discussion, partner share, and self reflection
  • Incorporating cooperative learning and opportunities for leadership growth through class activities and presentations

In our era of increasing technology, the study of mathematics is more important than ever. Mathematics is directly related to science and computer technology. Both science and technology are dependent upon the logic and symbolic manipulation that are integral parts of mathematics.  

Fast Facts 

  • Some of the software used by the mathematics department includes:
  • Geometer's Sketchpad
  • Geogebra
  • SketchUp
  • Desmos
  • CK-12
  • TI-Nspire calculator used in all math classes
  • Various projects and real-world applications are used throughout the curriculum
  • Over 60% of freshmen (average) placed into upper-level math classes
  • All mathematics teachers hold graduate degrees