SFUSD Mathematics Department
We are continuously working towards our vision that all students will make sense of rigorous mathematics in ways that are creative, interactive, and relevant in heterogeneous classrooms. Find out about how we are doing this by exploring our site!
Find out about options available for high school students: High School Pathways.
De-tracking has a positive impact on all students. Find out more with these Quick Facts about Math and Tracking. This document is also available in Chinese and Spanish.
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Is It Time to Detrack Math? - 8/9/19 - This article in Edutopia discusses districts that are moving to end the practice of tracking and review research that suggests tracking may deepen educational inequities—with little benefit for students’ academic performance.
Math Course Sequencing and Placement in San Francisco - March, 2019 - This brief shares information from the California Collaborative’s December 2018 meeting on understanding and addressing challenges in mathematics instruction and student learning.
Work to End Tracking and Offer Four Years of Meaningful Math Instruction - This case study of SFUSD's work to detrack mathematics is part of the Catalyzing Change publication from NCTM.
Record-high number of SFUSD students enrolled in higher level math - 1/14/19 - New data show 10.4% more high school students taking advanced math courses in 2018-19 school year.
Why four years of high school math matters - 1/14/19 - SFUSD Superintendent Dr. Vincent Matthews discusses recent data from SFUSD about student success in college in this editorial in the Examiner.
Changes in math curriculum paying off in increased participation, but access to calculus remains an issue - 1/11/19 - Laura Waxman / The examiner.
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