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Browse the standards, family and community guides, vertical progressions, and more. CMAS assessments are based on 2009/2010 standards through the Spring of 2020.
Interact with the 2020 Standards Online (coming soon!)
Use Standards Online, a new tool from CDE, to browse, compare, customize, and bookmark views of the 2020 Standards.
Download the 2020 Colorado Academic Standards by content area and grade, access alternative formats, and read supporting material for all content areas. (final approved versions coming soon!)
Learn About the Standards History and Development (updates coming soon!)
Understand why Colorado has academic standards and how CDE engages stakeholders in their development and revision.
See and use example standards-based curriculum and instructional resources from Colorado's District Sample Curriculum Project.
The Office of Standards and Instructional Support consists of full time and part-time staff of content specialists with expertise in the 16 subject areas within the Colorado Academic Standards. This team is committed to supporting education professionals across the state in implementing the Colorado Academic Standards for student success. The team provides guidance and expertise through technical assistance, both internally and externally, related to standards implementation and instructional support. The menu on the left side of this page provides access to standards, standards-based projects and to individual content-specific standards support. The content-specific pages (dedicated to the implementation of all 16 subject areas of the Colorado Academic Standards) have instructional resources, professional development opportunities, and connections to community partners across Colorado.
Most Popular Pages:
- Standards Review and Revision
- All Current Colorado Academic Standards
- Standards in Grade Level Booklets
- District Sample Curriculum Project
- Family and Community Guides to the Colorado Academic Standards
- PLC Bytes
- Instructional Time Requirements