Begining with the 2017-18 school year, GUSD will transition from a traditional high school math pathway to an integrated high school math pathway. This change will affect Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II.
Instead of taking each course separately, students will be exposed to a mix of algebra and geometry concepts over three years in Integrated Math I, Integrated Math II, and Integrated Math III.
Students currently taking 8th Grade Math and transitioning to year one of high school math in the fall will take integrated math instead of Algebra I. GUSD will continue to offer an accelerated pathway to AP Calculus BC at each of our high schools.
Why the transition to Integrated Math?
GUSD middle and high school mathematics educators voted to make the transition to integrated math for several reasons:
Frequently Asked Questions About Integrated Math