The Math Department offers a multi-level program designed with the student in mind, seeking both to appropriately match instruction with students’ abilities and to provide opportunities for advancement. Freshmen take Algebra I unless placement tests and prior coursework support beginning with Geometry or Algebra II. For those who qualify, accelerated hybrid courses in Geometry/Algebra II or Algebra II/Trigonometry permit faster advancement to upper level courses. We have the highest of expectations for our students, while providing the support needed to help them attain those expectations by building enduring personal relationships.

Clubs & Activities

  • Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society
  • Maryland Math League
University of Maryland named MSJ a "Top 25 Engineering Source School."

Course Offerings

  • Algebra I (College Prep or Honors)
  • Geometry (College Prep or Honors)
  • Algebra II (College Prep or Honors)
  • Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus (College Prep or Honors)
  • Calculus (College Prep or Honors)
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Statistics
  • Honors Multivariable Calculus
  • College Algebra (College Prep)

Highlight: Maryland Math League Competition

Lou Romeo, Department Chair

Mount Saint Joseph is the highest scoring Catholic school in the Maryland Math League Competition from 2015-2018, ranking 2nd in the state out of 28 schools in 2018.

Mount Saint Joseph High School

Mount Saint Joseph is a Catholic, college preparatory school for young men sponsored by the Xaverian Brothers.