K–12 Mathematics Learning Standards
Washington formally adopted the Washington State K–12 Learning Standards
(Common Core State Standards) for English language arts and mathematics.
Assessments for these standards will begin in the 2014–2015 school year.
Washington State K–12 Learning Standards (Common Core State Standards)
Visit the Common Core State Standards Website
Guidance for K–8 and High School in determining the major areas of focus.
The Common Core State Standards in Mathematics were built on progressions: narrative documents describing the progression of learning across a number of grade levels and within a given grade.
- Progression Documents
are informed both by research on children's cognitive development and by the logical structure of mathematics.
Standards for Mathematical Practice
The Standards for Mathematical Practice describe the mathematical “habits of
mind” that mathematics educators at all levels should seek to develop in their
students. These practices rest on important “processes and proficiencies” with
longstanding importance in mathematics education.
While districts could determine their own plan for implementing the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, a three-year transition plan was provided.
Three-Year Transition Plan for Mathematics
By grade: Kindergarten |
1st Grade |
2nd Grade |
3rd Grade |
4th Grade |
5th Grade |
6th Grade |
7th Grade |
8th Grade |
Integrated 1 |