State of Nevada Academic Standards

— State: Nevada Department of Education
Updated on Feb 4, 2010

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Nevada Academic Standards Overview Page

What are the Nevada Academic Standards?

The Nevada legislature passed major education reform legislation during its 1997 and 1999 sessions. A major emphasis of this legislation was to create standards to help improve the academic achievement of Nevada's students.

Example Nevada Standard:  Eighth Grade Mathematics

Estimate in problem-solving situations and in practical applications; determine the reasonableness of the answer and verify the results.

How do I Find the Nevada Academic Standards?

Nevada standards are available for the Arts, Career and Technical Education, Computer and Technology, English Language Arts, English as a Second Language, Foreign Language, Health and Physical Education, Information Literacy, Mathematics, Pre-Kindergarten, Science, and Social Studies for all grades except grades 9-11.

  • Click the subject you wish to see on the menu on the left side of the page.
  • Click which standard you wish to see; you can either click the link below the subject you chose or there will be a link on the page that links to a word document or PDF with the standards.
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