Mathematics

  • MISSION STATEMENT for MATHEMATICS

    The mission of Mathematics education in Pittsford Central School District is to develop mathematically literate students who have conceptual understanding and procedural fluency that promote their ability to:

    • problem solve
    • communicate the process of thinking and reasoning mathematically
    • make ethical, well informed decisions based on their mathematical insight                                     

    As a result of participating in the PCSD Mathematics program, students will be able to independently …

    • take risks and persevere in solving problems using strategic thinking and communicate solutions with appropriate precision and efficiency.
    • use mathematical reasoning to construct viable arguments, evaluate multiple representations, reflect on the process, and critique the reasoning of others.
    • employ appropriate tools and a variety of mathematical strategies to analyze and model relationships in order to make decisions, draw conclusions, learn from mistakes, and anticipate future challenges.

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Graduation Requirements

  • Students are required to successfully complete a minimum of three years of high school mathematics and achieve a passing grade on the NYS Algebra I Regents Exam. In addition to the Regents Diploma requirements, students pursuing the Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation will need to achieve a passing grade on the NYS Geometry and Algebra 2 Regents Exams.