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FAQs

Why are students discouraged from going from Regular Geometry to Honors Algebra 2?

Our Honors Geometry program not only covers a complete course in geometry, but also covers the first half of the Algebra 2 curriculum. Our Honors Algebra 2 course begins where Honors Geometry left off. Therefore, students from Regular Geometry moving into Honors Algebra 2 have already missed approximately a semester's worth of Algebra 2 instruction.

 Is Math tutoring offered?

La Cueva High School offers FREE math tutoring to our students enrolled in a math course at LCHS. Students are to bring questions/homework, sign in, and ask for help on a math concept they are struggling to understand. They may sign out and leave whenever they need. 

 

2:30 - 4:00 pm Tuesdays in room B4 with Mrs. Morgan

2:30 - 4:00 pm Wednesdays in room E1 with Mr. Waters

How many math credits are needed to meet graduation requirements?

All students must complete four credits of math for graduation, one of which must be Algebra II or higher (http://www.aps.edu/schools/graduation-requirements).  Please also visit http://lacueva.aps.edu/cms/page_view?d=x&piid=&vpid=1455620054216 to view the Math Flow Chart showing available course options.

 

Note: Students who take Algebra I in middle school and elect to have that credit posted on their high school transcript are strongly encouraged to take a 5th year of math to increase their mathematical skills in preparation for college.

What is the best way to contact a math teacher?

Most of our math teachers prefer email.

EMAIL A LCHS MATH TEACHER

 

Which calculator should I purchase?

At minimum a scientific calculator is recommended. (TI 30-XIIS is a good one)

 

The TI-84 or the TI-Nspire is allowed on the on the PARCC, ACT, and AP tests. Many students benefit from having the TI-84 or the TI-Nspire at their disposal, but teachers will have these available for classroom use.

How much homework is assigned?

Homework will vary from class to class. However, you should expect homework to be assigned on a daily basis.