Mathematics is a way of thinking, communicating, and learning about the world. Our mission is to ensure that each student is challenged to achieve mathematical literacy and power. Successful learning involves the integrated, connected study of the various mathematics content strands (domains) as well as developed proficiency in understanding concepts, computing fluently, applying concepts, reasoning logically, and engaging with mathematics.
Course Sequencing & Content Descriptions Grades 6-9 Course Sequencing & Content Descriptions Grades 9-12 Course Textbooks Lists
Links to Curriculum/Course Content Descriptions:
Middle High Grades K-5 Curriculum Pre-Algebra Algebra Accelerated Pre-Algebra Geometry Algebra 7 Advanced Algebra Accelerated Algebra Algebra 8 Geometry
Course descriptions (content standards) are mirrored in the Oregon State Content & Benchmark Standards. The content standards are measured in the Oregon Statewide Assessments.
Links to High School Course Content Descriptions:
Algebra Advanced Algebra Pre-Calculus AP Calculus AB Geometry Adv Algebra Part A Trigonometry AP Calculus BC Adv Algebra Part B AP Statistics Math Lab Discrete Math
Documents reflect the approved district course descriptions; however, actual course content and timeline may vary based on teacher and class needs. Not all courses may be offered every year.
Guiding Principles Indicators of
Instruction Related Documents Internet Resources
World Class Education
Excellence in mathematics education requires equity – high expectations and strong support for all students.
Students must learn mathematics with understanding, actively building new knowledge from experience and prior knowledge.
Effective mathematics teaching requires understanding what students know and need to learn and then challenging and supporting them to learn it well.
A curriculum is more than a collection of activities: it must be coherent, focused on important mathematics, and well articulated across the grades.
Technology is essential in teaching and learning mathematics; it influences the mathematics that is taught and enhances students' learning.
Assessment should support the learning of important mathematics and furnish useful information to both teachers and students.
Related document: West Linn-Wilsonville Mathematics Guiding Principles
(further description of above guiding principles and associated bibliography sources)
Teacher, student and environment combine to produce excellence in education. Attributes of each are summarized in the Classroom Indicators of Excellence document.
- Oregon Department of Education Common Core State Standards for Mathematics
Adopted October 2010
- Oregon Department of Education Designing High School Mathematics Courses Based on the Common Core State Standards
- Oregon Department of Education - Mathematics
Includes information regarding and/or links to: standards, curriculum and instruction, assessment, professional organizations
- National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
NCTM is a public voice of mathematics education, providing vision, leadership, and professional development to support teachers in ensuring mathematics learning of the highest quality for all students. Founded in 1920, NCTM is the world's largest mathematics education organization, with nearly 90,000 members and 250 affiliates throughout the United States and Canada.
- National Research Council (NRC)
The National Research Council is part of the National Academies - private, nonprofit institutions that provide science, technology and health policy advice under a congressional charter.