It is the philosophy of the Mathematics Department of Merrillville High School to offer students the opportunity to study mathematics beginning at his/her current level of understanding through the study of Calculus. The mission of the Mathematics Department is to provide the means for students to develop their mathematical potential to the highest possible level, developing in every student an understanding of mathematics that will last a lifetime, growing to meet the changing demands of society, and providing opportunities for academic and vocational growth.
In the Mathematics Department, student learning is enhanced and supported by an experienced, knowledgeable, and fully-certified staff. The staff is dedicated to investigating and implementing innovative teaching techniques.
The Curriculum Course Guide lists recommended math sequences based on the student’s plans after graduation and the grades that the student achieved in the prerequisite courses. Use the chart below as a guide.