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Content Standards

Content standards were designed to encourage the highest achievement of every student, by defining the knowledge, concepts, and skills that students should acquire at each grade level.

The content standards adopted by the California State Board of Education are listed below: Printed publications can be purchased from CDE Press Educational Resources Catalog.

Current Standards

English Language Arts
Mathematics
English Language Development
Career Technical Education
Computer Science
Health Education
History-Social Science
Model School Library
Physical Education
Science
Visual and Performing Arts
World Language

Previous Content Standards

Questions:   Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division | cfird@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0881
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, November 22, 2017
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    Visual and Performing Arts Standards Advisory Committee Meeting, February 13-14, 2018.
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    The State Board of Education appointed the Standards Advisory Committee members for the 2019 Visual and Performing Arts Standards on January 18, 2018.
  • Visual and Performing Arts Standards Guidelines (added 19-Jan-2018)
    Guidelines for the Revision of the Visual and Performing Arts Standards for California Public Schools, Prekindergarten through Grade Twelve.
  • World Language Standards Advisory Committee (added 19-Jan-2018)
    The State Board of Education appointed the Standards Advisory Committee members for the 2019 World Language Standards on January 18, 2018.
  • World Language Standards Guidelines (added 19-Jan-2018)
    Guidelines for the Revision of the World Language Standards for California Public Schools, Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve.

  • Computer Science SAC (added 12-Jan-2018)
    Computer Science Standards Advisory Committee (CS SAC) Meeting Agenda, January 22-23, 2018.