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Agnew, Morgan          Statistics & Probability P, AP Computer Science Principles

Anderson, Michael     Algebra 2 P, Algebra 1 P 

Foster, Hallie             Geometry HP, PreCalculus HP

Lawrence, Kathryn     Algebra 1 P, Algebra 2 HP

McCarthy, Jim            Algebra B, PreCalculus, AP Calculus AB

McDonald, Kevin       Algebra A, Algebra Readiness

Millerick, Melissa       Algebra 2 P, Algebra 2 HP/PreCalculus HP Block

Reid, Amy                  AP Statistics, Algebra B SDAIE, Algebra 1 P

Saura, Karen             Algebra A SDAIE, Intermediate Algebra 2

Wilson, Timothy         Geometry P


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Free Math Tutoring!

Free tutoring is available with math teacher, Mr. McCarthy!  

When: Every Tuesday and Thursday, from 3:45 - 5pm

Where: TL Library


The Mathematics Department at Terra Linda offers a variety of courses designed to meet each student’s needs and ability. 

  • Algebra Readiness (Course for English Learners only; supports given to become grade-level proficient)
  • Algebra A (1st Semester of Algebra 1, taken freshman year)
  • Algebra B P (2nd Semester of Algebra 1, taken sophomore year)
  • Algebra 1 P (Full course offered in 1 year)
  • Geometry P (Full year Geometry course with hands on focus and minimal emphasis on proofs)
  • Geometry Honors (Full year Geometry course for students interested in STEM pathway)
  • Intermediate Algebra 2 P (2nd year UC Algebra course for non-math/science pathway; Seniors have priority enrollment)
  • Algebra 2 P (2nd year UC Algebra course)
  • Algebra 2 Honors (2nd year UC Algebra course for Calculus pathway)
  • Algebra 2 Honors/Pre-Calculus Honors Double-Block Course (Exclusively for Juniors entering Algebra 2 interested in Calculus pathway; course requires 2 periods of math in scheduling, one odd period and one even period).
  • Pre-Calculus P (Intended for non-STEM majors; alternative to Statistics) 
  • Pre-Calculus Honors (Intended for STEM majors. Introduction to Calculus included)
  • Statistics P (Emphasis on probability and hands-on activities)
  • AP Calculus (Advanced Placement in College level Calculus AB course)
  • AP Statistics ((Advanced Placement in College level Statistics course)

Students must earn a C- or higher in the prerequisite course in order to advance.  More information about prerequisites can be found in the Terra Linda Curriculum Guide on the Counseling page.  Placement information can be found below.  


Sample Math sequences at TLHS


Example 1:

Algebra A → Algebra B → Geometry P → Intermediate Algebra 2

Example 2:

Algebra 1 → Geometry P → Algebra 2 P → Statistics or Pre-Calculus

Example 3:

Honors Geometry → Honors Algebra 2 → Honors Pre-Calculus → Calculus AB or AP Statistics

Example 4:

Algebra 1 → Geometry P → Alg 2 Honors/Pre-Calc Honors Double-Block → Calculus AB or AP Statistics

Example 5:

Algebra Readiness → Algebra A SDAIE → Algebra B SDAIE → Geometry P

Honors Math Placement Update (Spring 2019):Students who would like to pursue a waiver process after the math placement test (see details below) should pick up a waiver from the counseling department MORE