This course requires a placement test for admittance. Since the registration fee is non-refundable, we recommend that you wait and register after taking the test. If you want to lock in a spot prior to taking the test, you may do so, but please remember that you will not receive a refund if your child fails the test. If you are concerned about the class filling up, feel free to contact us periodically for registration updates.


This course will prepare a student for college level Calculus. Topics covered will include, Functions, Trigonometry, Vectors, Matrices, Analytic Geometry, Sequences, Probability, Statistics, and calculus preparation.

Teacher: Teresa Bowyer


Algebra II Students who have not taken a math class at HARC before must take a placement test. Please download the placement test.

  • Contact the instructor for the advance placement test or download it  —  PreCalc Placement Test.
  • Have the student take the test to the best of his/her ability without help for accurate placement.
  • Mail the completed placement test to the instructor, Teresa Bowyer 305 Dundalk Way Cary, NC 27511.


Order the pre-calculus “teaching textbook” from Teaching Textbooks. Order the textbook and the answer key and test bank.  The DVDs are not necessary.      Amazon link –  Pre-Calculus, version 2.0: A Teaching Textbook, Combo Kit: Greg Sabouri: 9780983581284: Books

Additional Required Materials: Calculator with sine, cosine, and tangent functions as well as graphing capabilities. Suggested calculator: Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus or TI-84