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Algebra I

Description: This class will prepare students for higher level math courses by providing an understanding of algebraic concepts and procedures, teaching problem-solving skills, and developing deeper critical thinking.  Topics covered will include linear equations, inequalities, functions, graphing, systems of equations, factoring polynomials, rational expressions, quadratic equations, and more.  The class will meet twice a week.

Algebra I is offered at two separate times: 

Tuesday/ Friday - 2nd period 
Tuesday/ Thursday - 4th period 

Students joining a math class at Bridge Academy for the first time will be required to take a placement test before securing their registration in a specific math class for the 2024/2025 school year. 

Student Quote: "Mrs. Sisson knows how to explain math in a way that I can understand it, and I used to NEVER understand math! She makes math a puzzle!" ~Emily



Required Text: 
 BJU Algebra 1 Student Text – 2nd edition #273706
 BJU Algebra 1 Teacher’s Edition – 2nd edition #123133 (optional but recommended)
This is not the current edition and can be rented through Bridge Academy ($5) or purchased used at a reasonable price.

Copy/Supply fee: $25.00 (paid to Karyn Sisson due at Orientation or the first class attended)

Tuition: $530.00 ($53/month for 10 months, August - May, or $60/month if prorated or on a 9 month payment plan)


Karyn Sisson

B.A. in Business Administration 

Karyn graduated from James Madison University with a degree in Business Administration. She has worked in the business world as a manager, a buyer, and a bookkeeper. In addition, she has experience in proofreading and editing for a textbook publisher. Karyn and her husband have three children and homeschooled for over twenty years. Her daughter and sons are now homeschool graduates, and by God’s provision, all three received full academic scholarships to college. Karyn has tutored and taught co-op classes in a variety of subjects at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. She loves teaching students at Bridge Academy!

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