Math

In The Classroom

Seton High School’s Mathematics department offers a challenging sequence of courses that meet the needs of students with varying talents, abilities and interests.

Technology is integrated into the mathematics curriculum. Students effectively use their tablet PCs to enhance their learning with programs such as Math XL, Desmos, Geogebra and the TI-Nspire CX along with Google Classroom and shared OneNote notebooks to enhance student learning of mathematical skills and internalization of mathematical concepts.

Flexible Credit Opportunities

Students who have taken Algebra 1 in their 7th or 8th grade year and who have scored Proficient on the Algebra 1 AIR test may earn early high school credit for Algebra 1. See the curriculum guide for more information.

Electives

The state of Ohio requires every student to earn 4 units of mathematics in high school. In addition to Algebra I and II and Geometry, the following elective courses are available for students to tailor their learning and earn an additional unit in mathematics for each course.

  • Probability and Statistics
  • Computer Science

Advanced Placement Offerings

Seton High School’s mathematics department offers three Advanced Placement mathematics courses as additional options for highly motivated students wishing to pursue future studies in STEM related fields. See the curriculum guide for course descriptions and program requirements. 

  • Advanced Placement Statistics
  • Advanced Placement AB Calculus 
  • Advanced Placement BC Calculus

Early College Credit Enrollment with Mount St. Joseph University

Students have the opportunity to sign up for early college credit enrollment with Mount St. Joseph University. If a student earns an average of 75% or above for the year in AB Calculus or BC Calculus, the student will earn four credit hours for the course MTH 191 or MTH 192 respectively at Mount St. Joseph University. Students will be asked to sign up for the early college credit enrollment during the first three weeks of school. The cost is $200 per course.

Mathematics Department Activities and Clubs

  • Students are offered ongoing opportunities for various field trips to businesses which utilize STEM related jobs. Students are encouraged to attend summer STEM camps at local universities to learn more about STEM related careers.
  • The INTERalliance of the Greater Cincinnati Chapter at Seton High School offers the opportunity for students to take leadership roles in a STEM organization. Membership in the Chapter allows students to apply for exclusive internships and compete in the TechOlympics in February. The mission of INTERalliance is to engineer and execute experiences design to inspire young talent to pursue a career in the Greater Cincinnati IT industry. 

Math Department Members

Scott Brauch
Scott Brauch
Math Department
Math Teacher
brauchs@setoncincinnati.org
(513) 471-2600 ext. 513-461-2600 x2233
Lois Childers
Lois Childers
Class of 1977
Math Department
Math Teacher
childersl@setoncincinnati.org
(513) 471-2600 ext. 2229
Mary Johnson
Mary Johnson
Class of 1998
Math Department
Math Teacher; Math Department Chair
johnsonm@setoncincinnati.org
(513) 471-2600 ext. 2230
Gina Rider
Gina Rider
Math Department
Math Teacher; Emmits House Dean
riderg@setoncincinnati.org
(513) 471-2600 ext. 2232
Elle Schwarz
Elle Schwarz
Class of 2010
Math Department
Math Teacher
schwarze@setoncincinnati.org
(513) 471-2600 ext. 2231

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