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Content Standards and Curriculum Frameworks

Career Technical Education (CTE) Standards

  • Adopted May 2005, Updated January 2013


California Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English Language Arts (ELA) (PDF)


California Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for Mathematics (PDF)


English Language Development (ELD) Standards (PDF)


History-Social Science Standards (PDF)


Model School Library Standards (PDF)

  • Adopted September 2010


Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

  • Adopted on September 4, 2013
  • Arranged by Disciplinary Core Idea (Life, Earth and Space, and Physical Science) and by Topic (e.g. Chemical Reactions, Structure and Function, or Space Systems)
  • Includes appendices designed to assist teachers in implementation of NGSS
  • Also available: National NGSS site where standards can be searched by grade, practice, crosscutting concept, and keyword.
  • California Science Framework


Physical Education Standards (PDF)

  • Adopted January 2005


Description of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Standards Development Process

Description of World Language Standards Development Process