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Long Beach High School

Mathematics Department

 

STEM Director, Deborah Lovrich
Phone: (516) 771-3979

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The 21st century takes us into a new era in mathematics education. Changes in technology have made mathematics an alive and dynamic science in itself, as well as an integral part of our daily lives. Now, more than ever before, educating students for life requires that we provide all students with a strong mathematical background.

All students are offered the Regents sequence of courses, which follow the Common Core Learning Standards.

Click here for the New York State P-12 Common Core Learning Standards for Mathematics (https://www.engageny.org/resource/new-york-state-p-12-common-core-learning-standards-for-mathematics) and here for the Spanish translation (https://www.engageny.org/file/134101/download/nysp12cclsmath-spanish.pdf?token=ash4_6RX). See the following site for additional translations: https://www.engageny.org/resource/new-york-state-p-12-common-core-learning-standards-for-mathematics

In September 2017, the New York State Board of Regents adopted the newly revised English Language Arts and Mathematics Learning Standards (http://www.nysed.gov/next-generation-learning-standards). Full implementation of the Next Generation Learning Standards is expected in September 2020, with new grade 3-8 tests measuring Next Generation Learning Standards in Spring 2021.

Students are offered elective courses in mathematics as well. Within the department, more than 300 students are enrolled in Advanced Placement courses and/or IB courses. Those who do not wish to take Advanced Placement or IB math courses may choose from Principles of Geometry, Intermediate Algebra, Advanced Algebra & Statistics, or Financial Algebra. The high percentage of students taking four or more years of mathematics is a measure of the success of our program.

Mathematics Courses

Common Core Regents Courses 
IB/AP Courses
Electives
Algebra 1

IB Mathematics Studies
SL 1, 2, 1 / 2
Principles of Geometry

Geometry
IB Mathematics SL
Intermediate Algebra and Trigonometry
Algebra 2
AP Calculus AB / BC
Statistics
  AP Statistics
Financial Mathematics