Online High School Math Curriculum
Regardless of their chosen path after high school, having a strong foundation of high school math classes opens doors for graduates. Success in college, trade school, employment or the military is more likely for those with a solid background in mathematics.
Math courses in high school should prepare students not just for college and career, but for life. They should teach teens to use reasoning and logic, helping them understand not just how something works but why. This helps them learn how to use math in meaningful ways.
On this page, you will get an overview of each of Time4Learning’s online high school math courses and discover how they can support your high schooler’s goals. Whether you are looking for homeschool math curriculum, remediation in a specific area of math, or summer math programs for high school students, Time4Learning has you covered!
What Math Classes Do You Take in High School?
To keep all options for the future open, it is a good idea for high schoolers to take more than just the minimum required high school math subjects. Skipping even one year of high school math can put students at a disadvantage if they decide to pursue a college degree. High schoolers should challenge themselves to take as much math as possible, at the highest level possible.
The number of math credits needed to graduate high school varies by state, but most students should aim for at least three high school math courses. The most common math courses for high schoolers include:
High School Algebra I Curriculum
Typically taken in 9th grade, Time4Learning’s high school Algebra I course is a comprehensive introduction to the relationships between quantities and reasoning with equations, linear and exponential relationships, descriptive statistics, expressions and equations, and quadratic functions and modeling. This course builds on the foundation set in middle grades by deepening students’ understanding of linear and exponential functions and developing fluency in writing and solving one-variable equations and inequalities. With tools like a digital notebook for taking notes, embedded calculators to help work through difficult problems, and the ability to watch video instruction as many times as needed, students are empowered to take ownership of their Algebra I learning.
Learn more about our high school Algebra I curriculum.
High School Geometry Curriculum
Time4Learning’s high school geometry course formalizes what students learned about geometry in the middle grades with a focus on reasoning and making mathematical arguments. Geometry is commonly taken in the 10th grade year, and introduces students to mathematical reasoning by studying triangle congruency, including exposure to formal proofs and geometric constructions. Throughout the course, students investigate properties of figures, make conjectures, and prove theorems. Students demonstrate their reasoning by completing proofs in a variety of formats. The course includes an abundance of rich graphics, charts, diagrams, animations, and simulations, which help students relate to and visualize the content. Performance tasks allow students to demonstrate understanding by performing constructions, writing proofs, and applying probability to decision making.
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High School Algebra II Curriculum
The video-based lessons in Time4Learning’s Algebra II course focus on developing students’ understanding of advanced algebraic concepts and the application of learning to real-world problems. The two-semester course focuses on functions, polynomials, periodic phenomena, and collecting and analyzing data. As students refine and expand their algebraic skills, they will draw analogies among the operations and field properties of real numbers and those of complex numbers and algebraic expressions. To support high schoolers with different learning styles, the course includes access to audio readers, a searchable glossary, a set of calculators (e.g., graphing, matrix, statistical), and online highlighting and note taking tools.
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High School Pre-Calculus Curriculum
With an emphasis on function families and their representations, Time4Learning’s Pre-Calculus course is a thoughtful introduction to advanced studies leading to calculus. The course briefly reviews linear equations, inequalities, and systems and moves purposefully into the study of functions. Students then discover the nature of graphs and deepen their understanding of polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions. The course concludes with a short study of probability and statistics. Interactive math labs provide hands-on application of concepts using state-of-the-art online tools.
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High School Trigonometry Curriculum
Time4Learning’s one-semester trigonometry course helps students use their geometry and algebra skills to begin their study of trigonometry. Students will be required to express understanding using qualitative, quantitative, algebraic, and graphing skills. This course begins with a quick overview of right triangle relationships before introducing trigonometric functions and their applications. Students explore angles and radian measures, circular trigonometry, and the unit circle. Students extend their understanding to trigonometric graphs, including the effects of translations and the inverses of trigonometric functions. On-screen teachers explain the mathematical theory of each concept and detail the step-by step procedures for each algorithm.
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High School Math Electives
In addition to the high school math courses available for students, Time4Learning also offers a number of high school math electives. Whether students are looking to further their math skills, challenge themselves with new concepts, or fulfill a personal goal, the following high school math elective courses can help.
Taking a variety of high school math classes can give students a well-rounded education and help them gain a number of important skills that will benefit them in college and as working adults.
Why Choose Time4Learning’s High School Math Curriculum?
Time4Learning high school offers an online, interactive math curriculum for ninth through twelfth grade that correlates to state standards. The program is highly flexible, making it an ideal core homeschool curriculum, while being just as effective as an afterschool alternative to tutoring, or for summer study.
Some of the reasons that our high school math curriculum is so popular with families and students include:
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