Course title

Introduction to Statistics


Algebra II or Algebra II Honors

Course description

Course Description: This 4th year math course provides students with an introduction to important concepts in statistics including collecting and analyzing data. Students will focus on types of data, data collection, organizing data, probability, data distributions, and inference. Its purpose is to prepare students for a college-level statistics course.

  • Analyzing One-Variable Data
    • Displaying Quantitative & Qualitative Data
    • Measures of Central Tendency
  • Analyzing Two-Variable Data
    • Correlation & the Least-Squares Regression Line
  • Collecting Data
    • Sampling, estimating margin of error
  • Probability
  • Sampling Distributions
    • For sample count, proportion and mean
  • Estimating a Parameter
    • Confidence Intervals & what affects margin of error
  • Testing a Claim
    • Significance test for proportion or mean
  • Inference for Distributions and Relationships
    • Chi-Square Test

 See Scottsdale Unified School District Math Trajectory Chart Below for Course Placement: 


Scottsdale had a previous Statistics course that was approved in 2001 called Probabilit and Statistics. 

School country

United States

School state


Requested competency code


Date submitted



Approved competency code

  • MTHA
  • 4 years of Math

Approved date

Online / Virtual