Math Circle Math Camp!

News Flash!

There will not be any Math Circles on Monday (2/17) due to President's Day Holiday.

Math Circle will resume on 2/24 when all Math Circles will gather at Denman Middle School from 4:00-5:00 PM for an exciting presentation by Gordon Hamilton of MathPickle! There will be no Math Circle at other sites that day!

Further SFMC news can be found in our bi-annual newsletter, Click Here!.

Welcome to the San Francisco Math Circle!

A weekly program for teachers and students centering around a community of students who want to work together on intriguing and challenging mathematical problems.

The 9th year of the SF Math Circle began again on September 9, 2013. We have several program offerings this year:

  • 6th-12th Grade Students & Teachers - Monday Afternoons
    • Denman Middle School, 3:45-5:00. Read More
    • June Jordan School for Equity (High School), 4:00-5:00. Read More
    • Lowell High School, 3:45-5:00. Read More
  • Elementary Program - Currently starting waiting list for Fall 2014.
  • Teachers' Circle Read More

Click here for the exact location and directions, including parking information. See our Program page for more details.


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The San Francisco Math Circle is a weekly program for students and their teachers, taking place at the San Francisco locations on Mondays. Each week, several classes meet simultaneously. Math Circle for Students is our program for students in grades 6–10, while Math Circle for Teachers is a for-credit course for the teachers who take their students to the program.

For more information, click on these links:
 The Program
 Information for Teachers
 How to Enroll

If you are interested in joining the Math Circle, contact the Brandy Wiegers at

For more information, click on these links:

Math Circle People

The Math Circles community has four vital components: teachers in schools, students, school administrators, and professional mathematicians.

Working together, they learn from each other and collectively raise the mathematical consciousness of our society.

Links of Interest

 Other Math Circles
 Math Resource Sites
 Other Math Programs
 Mathematical Sciences Research Institute

A Mathematical Sciences Research Institute educational program for the SF Bay Area supported by The Moody's Foundation and S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation.