Algebra 1

Full Year Course; 90 minutes

In this course, students are introduced to the fundamentals of algebra. Topics include order of operations, the real number system, variables, first and second-degree equations inequalities in one and two variables, polynomials, systems of linear equations and inequalities, exponents and radicals, quadratic functions and equations, rational expressions, and word problems. Problem solving skills are honed as students gain knowledge of the fundamental rules of algebra.

Note: This course is designed for students in grades 8-10. There is a required placement test (available below) to make certain students have the skills needed to succeed in the course. In the event your student does not pass the test, your course fee will be fully refunded.

Prerequisite(s): Students must complete and submit an Algebra Skills Assessment (click here) prior to 01 July.


  • PRENTICE HALL MATHEMATICS: ALGEBRA I, Johnson, Kennedy, Thompson, Charles, Bass, Bellman, Handlin, Davison, Landau, McCraken, Bragg (c) 2004, ISBN 0-13-052316-X.
  • Solution Key for PRENTICE HALL MATHEMATICS: ALGEBRA I, ISBN 0-13-037556-X.

Required Materials:

  • Three-ring binder with paper and dividers
  • Graph Paper
  • Pencils and Erasers
  • Calculator

Additional Fee: $20 to offset the cost of consumables

Instructor: Mitzi McConville

Revised: 17 April 2023