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NEWS RELEASE

2011
14th Annual High School Mathematical Modeling Contest

The Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP) is pleased to announce the results of the Fourteenth Annual High School Mathematical Contest in Modeling (HiMCM). A total of 435 teams, with up to 4 students each, from 80 schools, competed. All teams worked at their own schools during a designated 36-hour period between November 4th and 21st, 2011. Each high school team chose from two modeling problems offered and then constructed their solutions.

 

A Complete Results Report, with designations for all participants, is available in portable document format

National Outstanding Teams

Eastside High School, Gainesville, FL
Hong Kong International School
, Hong Kong (2 Teams)
Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
, Aurora, IL
Maggie L. Walker Governor's School
, Richmond, VA
Mills Godwin High School
, Henrico, VA
The Charter School of Wilmington
, Wilmington, DE
Winchester Thurston School
, Pittsburgh, PA

Regional Outstanding Teams

Chesterfield County Math/Sci HS @ Clover Hill, Midlothian, VA
China Welfare Institution
, Shanghai, China
Eastside High School
, Gainesville, FL (2 Teams)
Evanston Township High School
, Evanston, IL (3 Teams)
Hangzhou Foreign Languages School
, Hangzhou, China
Hanover High School
, Hanover, NH (2 Teams)
Hanyoung Foreign Language High School
, Seoul, Korea (2 Teams)
Hong Kong International School
, Hong Kong (6 Teams)
Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
, Aurora, IL (2 Teams)
Maggie L. Walker Governor's School
, Richmond, VA (4 Teams)
Mills Godwin High School
, Henrico, VA (3 Teams)
Mississippi School for Mathematics & Science
, Columbus, MS
NO.2 High School of East China Normal University
, Shanghai, China (2 Teams)
North Springs Charter School
, Atlanta, GA
Shanghai Foreign Language School
, Shanghai, China (10 Teams)
Shanghai High School
, Shanghai, China
Shenzhen Middle School
, Shenzhen, China
Stanford University EPGY Online High School
, Stanford, CA
The Charter School of Wilmington
, Wilmington, DE
The Ellis School
, Pittsburgh, PA (2 Teams)
University High School
, Irvine, CA (3 Teams)
Winchester Thurston School
, Pittsburgh, PA
Woodbridge High School
, Irvine, CA (2 Teams)


2011 HiMCM Statistics

Problem

National Outstanding

%

Regional Outstanding

%

Meritorious

%

Honorable Mention

%

Successful Participant

%

TOTAL

A

4

2%

25

11%

63

28%

78

35%

52

24%

222

B

4

2%

28

13%

59

28%

67

31%

55

26%

213

Total

8

2%

53

11%

122

28%

145

33%

107

25%

435

All schools are to be commended for their efforts. The judges were impressed with all the teams’ creativity and ingenuity in mathematical modeling, and in their ability to explain their strategies and problem-solving techniques in clear terms. Each participant is a true winner. A complete Results Report, listing all teams by designation, can be found at:
http://www.comap.com/highschool/contests/himcm

2011 HiMCM, Contest Director's Article

2011 HiMCM, Judges Commentary

For additional contest information, contact COMAP at: himcm@comap.com

 


2011 HiMCM CD-ROM

Now available: View all the Regional and National Outstanding papers in their entirety.

This will make a great addition to any modeling class or can be used for contest preparation.


Each 2011 HiMCM CD-ROM includes:

  • The 2011 HiMCM press release,
  • Results report with team designation,
  • The 2011 HiMCM problem sets,
  • Unabridged versions of The National Outstanding Papers,
  • Unabridged versions of The Regional Outstanding Papers,
  • COMAP membership information, and
  • COMAP contact information.  Learn More