Standards - Massachusetts

Common Core State-By-State - Massachusetts

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Adopted: 2010 (includes state additions)

 

SUBJECT
STANDARD SET
GRADES
IMPLEMENTATION
LANGUAGE ARTS Massachusetts Curriculum Framework (Incorporating the Common Core State Standards) Language Arts, 2011 K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9-10, 11-12 Transition to the 2011 framework at the beginning of the 2013-2014 school year
MATHEMATICS Massachusetts Curriculum Framework (Incorporating the Common Core State Standards) Mathematics, 2011 PreK, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9-12 Transition to the 2011 framework at the beginning of the 2013-2014 school year
SCIENCE Massachusetts Curriculum Framework (Incorporating the Common Core State Standards)  Science, 2011 6-8, 9-10, 11-12 Transition to the 2011 framework at the beginning of the 2013-2014 school year
SOCIAL STUDIES Massachusetts Curriculum Framework (Incorporating the Common Core State Standards) Social Studies, 2011 6-8, 9-10, 11-12 Transition to the 2011 framework at the beginning of the 2013-2014 school year

 


Massachusetts Common Core Website

Assessment Information:
Massachusetts officially joined and is currently a governing state in the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC).
PARCC: http://www.parcconline.org/massachusetts

More Information

Massachusetts adopted the Common Core State Standards on July 21, 2010. The Massachusetts pre-kindergarten standards in this framework were adopted by the Massachusetts Board of Early Education and Care on December 14, 2010. The Massachusetts additional standards and features were adopted by the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education on December 21, 2010.

Related News:

Western Massachusetts school districts ready to implement new federal Common Core academic standards
http://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2012/09/western_massachusetts_school_d.html