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Powell County High School offers the following Math courses:  Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Senior Math, Intermediate Algebra, and College Algebra.  Students are required to take a math course all four years of high school in the state of Kentucky.   The state of Kentucky also requires that each student pass Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2.  The fourth class will depend on the student’s need and eligibility based on future goals.  In addition, PCHS requires students to pass a math course their senior year. 

The fourth requirement:  Senior Math is for our students who are not planning to go to college or have not received a high enough ACT score to take College Algebra.  Intermediate Algebra is for those students wanting to go to college but do not have the 22 in Math on their ACT, nor a passing score on the KYOTE or Compass placement test to move into College Algebra.  College Algebra is for those students who have received a 22 on the Math section of the ACT or who have “passed” the KYOTE or Compass.


  • Pam Callahan
  • Cassie Rose
  • Albany Buttrey
  • Martin Christensen 
  • Kansas Allen


Courses Offered:  

  • Algebra 1
  • Algebra 2 or Technical Mathematics 
  • Geometry 
  • Agriculture Mathematics
  • Business Mathematics 
  • Pre-Calculus 
  • Dual Credit 
    • Problem Solving 
    • College Algebra 
    • Calculus 
    • Trig 



Below are some helpful links:   (this site is for the ACT and Compass)


If you have any questions about our courses please feel free to contact me, Cassie Rose, Math Department Chair at