Focus On Moore Catholic High School Math Program

by NYC Firm Schools on June 30, 2014

Located in Staten Island, Moore Catholic High School offers a traditional Catholic curriculum and a strong academic curriculum based on New York’s Common Core Standards. The school opened its doors in 1962, founded by Francis Cardinal Spellman and named for Countess Mary Young Moore, for ninth through twelfth graders.

Traditional curriculum courses include:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Fine Arts
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • World Language

Students are also required to take religion classes. Incoming freshmen are required to take a two-semester study of the life of Jesus as an introduction to Religious Studies.

Math Curriculum at Moore Catholic High School

The focus of the Moore Catholic High School math department is to prepare students for a rigorous college curriculum by providing a rigorous high school curriculum. That’s why students are required to take four years of math.

The math curriculum is based on the New York Regents program.

Upper class students are placed in classes according to their abilities. Seniors can take math electives.

Presentation Scholars Academy students enter Advanced Integrated Algebra Regents or Advanced Geometry Regents as freshmen. Regents and Advanced Regents students are placed in Integrated Algebra Regents.

As sophomores, Regents students are placed in Geometry R or Geometry NR. Advanced Regents students enter Geometry R. Presentation Scholars Academy students go into Advanced Geometry Regents, Advanced Algebra II, or Trigonometry R.

Juniors are placed according to their abilities in Algebra II, Advanced Algebra II, Trigonometry R, Trigonometry NR, or Honors Statistics.

Available math classes for seniors include:

  • Advanced Placement Calculus
  • Honors Statistics
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Math 12 Concepts
  • Statistics
  • Math 12 College Preparation

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