The Mathematics Department at Cheltenham High School provides a rigorous and thorough program of study designed to stimulate students intellectually and prepare them for 21st century careers. Our numerous course offerings provide for the needs of students of all aptitudes and interest levels, and allow interested students to pursue high levels of Mathematical study.
Our program provides all students with a common foundation of challenging mathematics while addressing their individual mathematical needs through several types of differentiated support. Students are provided with classroom experiences that draw from both real-world applications and pure abstract mathematical contexts. A variety of modes of technology are used to enhance understanding and appreciation of mathematics. Students work cooperatively and individually, using appropriate tools to explore and master relevant and interesting mathematical ideas.
Our Honors Mathematics program provides exceptional students with the opportunity to study Advanced Placement Calculus and beyond.
What Kind of Calculator Do I Need?
- The recommended calculator for all classes at Cheltenham High School is the TI-84 Plus or TI-84 Plus CE (which is rechargeable).
- Students planning to take AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, or AP Statistics should check with the College Board for their options.
- A scientific calculator (such as the TI-30XS Multiview) may be used for Geometry and Honors Geometry.