The vision statement of the Catholic schools of the Archdiocese of Hartford challenges its schools to graduate students who are productive moral citizens and critical thinkers. The discipline of mathematics is key to the achievement of that vision. Students, at Corpus Christi, learn to observe, predict, analyze, and solve problems related to routine daily tasks.
Significant moral decisions require the techniques of problem solving learned in a strong mathematics curriculum. By its nature, mathematics promotes logical and abstract thinking. The methodical approach needed to reach conclusions fosters the self-discipline necessary to solve simple and complex exercises. Knowledge of mathematical processes and skills are the tools needed to solve problems and construct valid arguments in other disciplines. Mathematics serves as a tool in both the natural and social sciences and stands as a logical foundation for the consideration of moral and ethical issues by Catholic Christian thinkers.
Mathematical instruction at Corpus Christi School encompasses the following instructional programs that will enable students to be proficient in the following: