The goal of the mathematics department is to prepare all students to use mathematics and problem solving skills in further education or work. The mathematics program focuses on mastering the objectives of each course as well as problem solving, communicating mathematically, reasoning mathematically, and applying mathematics to real-world situations.
Three credits in mathematics are required for graduation. College-bound students should complete at least Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II. Since math plays an integral role in modern life, the Math Department encourages every student to study mathematics each year. Students are required to have a calculator for all math classes.
Students at Lincoln Academy typically start in Algebra 1 their freshman year, then progress to Geometry as a sophomore, then Algebra 2 as a junior. As a senior, they have options to take AP Statistics; Statistics & Math Modeling; Functions, Trigonometry and Statistics; Personal Finance; and Accounting.