Overviews of all these courses are found in the Braintree High School (BHS) Program of Studies. These outlines follow the other details of the math program below. At Braintree High School all students, in all levels and in all programs, learn high quality Algebra 1 and 2, Geometry, and Statistics.
Advanced Placement (AP) Program
The Braintree High Math Advanced Placement Program is as strong as or stronger than private schools' programs. AP scores in Statistics, Computer Science, Calculus AB, and Calculus BC always result in a large number of students eligible for college credit.
SAT & ACT
Braintree High Math scores on the SAT and ACT scores are consistently above state and national averages. The most recent SAT scores were 15 points above the state average and 33 points above the national average.
Braintree Schools have won awards of their Math MCAS scores. No student has ever been denied diploma because of MCAS testing. Extremely few students need a second attempt to pass the MCAS.
Answers to Commonly Asked Questions
Your level in math does not depend upon your level in any other subject. You can be in level 1 Math, level 2 English, and level 3 Science.
BHS level placement depends mostly upon the grades earned in grade 8. Outside test scores, such as MCAS, are also considered.
Contact the Director of Mathematics Courtney Miller at 781-848-4000, ext. 7845.