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All three elementary schools use Common Core aligned mathematics programs for instruction. All math teachers have been trained by the Teachers Development Group to use Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI) strategies to teach math. Everyday Mathematics is used in K-5 grades and Math in Focus: Singapore Math in 6th grade. Teachers use supplemental materials and digital resources to differentiate instruction. After school math enrichment opportunities are available to qualifying students. Math competitions are held to promote love for mathematics and inspire students to use math in a different way.

LCHS 7/8 math department uses Common Core aligned mathematics program for instruction. A regular and advanced math pathways are implemented to meet the needs of all students. Resource Specialist Program is also available for students with special needs. 7/8 students performing above grade level are invited to take high school math courses based on assessment results. All math teachers have been trained by the Teachers Development Group to use Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI) strategies in their classrooms. Teachers use CGI strategies to provide differentiation. Supplemental materials and digital resources are also used to differentiate instruction. After school math enrichment opportunities are available to interested students. Math competitions are held to promote love for mathematics and inspire students to use math in a different way.

La Cañada High School math classes have been organized in a traditional pathway and are aligned with the Common Cores State Standards. Each of the high school mathematics classes embed the Standards for Mathematical Practice into the course curriculum, which complement the content standards so that students increasingly engage with the subject matter as they grow in mathematical maturity. College Preparatory and Advanced level math courses are available to students based on their academic performance and study habits. LCHS math teachers have been trained by the Teachers Development Group to use Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI) strategies in their classrooms. Supplemental materials and digital resources are used to differentiate instruction.

All students must be enrolled in a math class for a minimum of two years, earning a minimum of 20 credits of math credit in order to graduate. In addition, state legislation and LCUSD Board policy require students to pass one year of Algebra as part of these 20 credits and this requirement is satisfied by passing Math 1. All classes are year-long courses.

New students entering LCHS may be given a diagnostic or placement test by the Department to help determine their appropriate instruction. In addition to a rigorous college preparatory math program, the faculty of mathematics department offers Advanced Placement courses in Calculus and Statistics and encourages students to consider enrolling in these demanding courses.

After school math enrichment opportunities are available to interested students. Math competitions are held to promote love for mathematics and inspire students to use math in a different way.