Curriculum and Instruction

Learning Standards and Core Curriculum

P-12 Common Core Learning Standards for Mathematics (2011)

Note: All school districts are expected to have their local curriculum aligned to the P-12 Common Core Learning Standards for Mathematics by school year 2012-13. During the 2012-13 school year, student achievement expectations for Mathematics will be based on the P-12 Common Core Learning Standards for Mathematics.

New Standard 3

As Approved by the Board of Regents on March 15, 2005

New Standard 3

Students will:

  • understand the concepts of and become proficient with the skills of mathematics;
  • communicate and reason mathematically;
  • become problem solvers by using appropriate tools and strategies;

through the integrated study of number sense and operations, algebra, geometry, measurement, and statistics and probability.

NYS Mathematics Core Curriculum (Revised March 2005) | PDF PDF file icon (394 KB) | Word Word document icon (679 KB)

  • The PreK-8 portion of this core is effective September 2005.
  • The Commencement-level portion of this core becomes effective in September of 2007. Implementation may begin sooner based on local choice.
  • Overview of NYS Mathematics Core Curriculum PowerPoint file icon (194 KB)


Last Updated: September 8, 2011