Mathematics GOALS FOR GRADUATES IN MATHEMATICS
The Parkway School District’s goals for graduates in Mathematics are based on the Missouri ShowMe Standards. These standards describe performance goals for students as well as knowledge standards.
Students in the Parkway School District will reach the following performance goals:
 Acquire the knowledge and skills to gather, analyze and apply information and ideas.
 Acquire the knowledge and skills to communicate effectively within and beyond the classroom.
 Acquire the knowledge and skills to recognize and solve problems.
 Acquire the knowledge and skills to make decisions and act as responsible members of society.
Students in the Parkway School District will acquire a solid foundation in mathematics which includes knowledge of:
 Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; other number sense, including numeration and estimation; and the application of these operations and concepts in the workplace and other situations
 Geometric and spatial sense involving measurement (including length, area, volume), trigonometry, and similarity and transformations of shapes
 Data analysis, probability and statistics
 Patterns and relationships within and among functions and algebraic, geometric and trigonometric concepts
 Mathematical systems (including real numbers, whole numbers, integers, fractions), geometry, and number theory (including primes, factors, multiples)
 Discrete mathematics (such as graph theory, counting techniques, matrices)
