Upper School (9–12)

Mathematics

Algebra I

This is an elementary Algebra course where emphasis is placed on developing facility in working with algebraic terminology. Students study concepts including variables, linear equations, factoring, graphing, and verbal problems. Classroom lectures are supplemented by homework assignments and video lessons from an electronic textbook. (Also listed for Middle School.)
June –July 
10:00 am–12:00 pm
$

Algebra II

A review and extension of topics from Algebra I, new topics studied in Algebra II include absolute value, exponents and radicals, quadratic and higher polynomial functions, and logarithms. Students also receive an introduction to Trigonometry. Prerequisite: Algebra I
June –July 
10:00 am–12:00 pm
$

Geometry

A deductive Euclidean Geometry course in two and three dimensions, students study logical systems, lines, planes, angles, triangles, congruence, polygons, and circles. The course also covers the volume and surface area of three dimensional figures. Prerequisite: Algebra I
June –July 
12:30–2:30 pm
$

Precalculus

An intensive development of the elementary functions of a single variable, students learn about real numbers, inequalities, analytic geometry of the plane, and the function concept. Polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic and trigonometric functions are studied in detail. Prerequisite: Algebra II

June –July 
8:00–10:00 am
$

Calculus 

The fundamental concepts and techniques of differential and integral calculus are developed with emphasis on their application in a variety of fields. Prerequisite: Precalculus
Located in Washington, D.C., St. Albans Summer Programs – a combined summer camp and summer school for area and out-of-town boys and girls in grades Pre-K through 12 – provides half- and full-day academic and art classes and athletic camps for football, golf, rowing, swimming, and tennis at state-of-the-art athletic facilities.