Curriculum Standards

Curriculum standards are set by the State of California Department of Education and adopted by the Berkeley Unified School District. These 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. Electronic versions are available for the following content standards adopted by the California State Board of Education:

  • English-Language Arts including ELD (English Language Development)
  • Mathematics
  • History-Social Science
  • Science
  • Visual and Performing Arts

View the full text of the standards in PDF format here:


Common Core State Standards on the Way

These California State Standards are being replaced by the Common Core State Standards that are expected to be fully implemented and assessed by 2014-15.  Read more on our dedicated Common Core webpage.

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