Chicago Grammar School

Math K-4

CGS uses the Singapore Math Program beginning in kindergarten. This is an explicit and systematic program with a proven track record that emphasizes mental math, understanding relationships, and word problems. Special attention is given to carefully reading and comprehending the nuances of language in word problems.

Emphasis is placed on the development of better understanding of mathematical concepts and their applications, as well as on proficiency in problem solving, mathematical reasoning and higher order thinking. Children at CGS participate in national and international math competitions annually.