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Summer Academics

Welcome to the Madeira School's Summer Academic Programs.  For questions, please contact Rachel Minchew at 703.556.8361 or email rminchew@madeira.org

Note, options such as Summer at Madeira lunch, bus transportation, extended hours, and swim lessons are not available for students enrolled in Madeira Summer Academics Programs. For Summer Academics policies, proceedures, and student forms see information below. 

2019 Course Information

Course

Dates and Times

Cost

Geometry

CANCELLED

July 15 - August 16

Monday -Thursday 9:00 -1:00

Friday 9:00 - 11:00

Classroom Instruction

    $1,400.00

Bridge to Algebra ll

June 24 - August 16

on line course

    $600.00

 

Courses Descriptions and Requirements

Geometry CANCELLED

Students learn to identify angle relationships, scale, proportion, triangle congruence, and similarity, how perpendicular and parallel relationships unify and extend earlier concepts, and how to apply new knowledge to applications in circles, polygons, and right triangles. Students learn how to compute the area of plane figures and apply trigonometric skills to problem-solving in their work with a variety of 2-D shapes. Students will apply principles of algebra with continued practice and reinforcement throughout the year while also demonstrating increasing flexibility with coordinate geometry, building a strong foundation for success in higher mathematics. Upon successful completion of the course for The Madeira student leads to placement in Alg II.

Geometry Syllabus and Book Information

Prerequisite of Algebra l

Bridge to Algebra ll online course

In this online course students will review Algebra 1 topics.These topics will include: solving linear equations and inequalities, solving absolute value equations and inequalities, direct variation word problems, graphing linear functions, graphing absolute value equations, graphing piecewise functions, solving systems of linear equations.

Estimated weekly time commitment is four hours per week with published "office hours" and optional "real time" to connect with instructor.  Delivery means are videos, handouts, etc.

Open to Madeira students recommended for Bridge to Algebra ll.  For non-Madeira students, the class is applicable to students who want to review Algebra l concepts prior to Algebra ll and have successfully completed Algebra l and Geometry.

Upon successful completion of the course The Madeira student will be placed into Algebra ll.  Madeira Student - 1 credit, letter grade, must take final exam on campus.  Non-Madeira student - 0 credit, P/F grade, no final exam required.

Bridge to Algebra ll Syllabus and material information

Prerequisites Geometry

 

Registration Overview

There are two parts to Madeira's Summer Academic Programs registration process.  (1) The completion of the online registration, (2) Printing and completion of the required Supplemental Forms.

Online Registration

Clicking "Continue" on this page will take you directly to the online process.  Follow the steps listed at eh top to enter and submit your information online directly to the program to which you are applying.  Once you completed and submit your information, you will be informed of any additional steps necessary to complete the registration process.

Registration Fees

Fees depend on the program(s) chosen.  Enrollment requires an initial deposit. All deposits are non-refundable and not-transferrable.  Complete instructions on payment procedures for the program for which you are enrolling will follow after programs and chosen and online registration completed.  Final balances are due May 1, 2019, we will charge the credit card on file from the initial registration.  refunds will not be given for withdrawals made after May 1, 2019.

Cancellation

The Madeira School reserves the right to cancel an undersubscribed program.  All deposits and tuition are refunded.  If The Madeira School closes/cancels because of safety concerns/inclement weather emergency/power loss, notification will be available at www.madeira.org.