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Eastern Shore High School Mathematics Competition

The goal of the Annual Eastern Shore High School Mathematics Competition is to promote and support mathematics in the secondary education community of the Lower- and Mid-Eastern Shore counties of Delmarva.

39th Annual Eastern Shore High School Mathematics Competition

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

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  • The event provides a fun and challenging mathematics competition focused on both individual and cooperative achievement. Each participating school may enter a team of up to three students in the competition.
  • The team round presents each school's team with challenging, open-ended problems. To solve these problems, the team members are encouraged to work together. Each team is to provide complete solutions to as many problems as possible, including justification of all steps and clear, concise explanations. The use of calculators is permitted during the team round. It is the responsibility of each team to provide calculators for their team.
  • The individual round has each student, working independently, answer twenty multiple choice questions. Winners are chosen based on the number of questions answered correctly; there is no penalty for incorrect answers. The use of calculators is not permitted during the individual round.
  • Subject areas covered by contest questions include: algebra, geometry, functions and functional notation, exponents and logarithms, trigonometry, probability and statistics, logic and set theory, arithmetic sequences, geometric series, and number theory..
  • Awards are presented to the three students with the highest scores in the individual round of the contest and to the three teams with the highest scores in the team round.

For more information, please contact Kim Causey,

2023 Competition

The 39th Annual Eastern Shore High School Mathematics Competition took place on Wednesday, November 15th, 2023, and was sponsored by The Klein G. and Mary Lee Leister Foundation and Delmarva Power, An Exelon Company.

2023 Winners:

Team Exam:

  • 1st Place Team: Stephen Decatur High School
  • 2nd Place Team: Worcester Preparatory School
  • 3rd Place Team: The Gunston School

Individual Exam:

  • 1st Place Individual: Tyler Kim
  • 2nd Place Individual: Daniel Karcheuski
  • 3rd Place Individual: Mustafa Kilicarslan