Kentucky Core Academic Standards

Mission Statement:

The Kentucky Core Academic Standards provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need to do to help them. The standards are designed to be robust and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.

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 Parent Guides

“Parents’ Guide to Student Success” are available for grades K-8 and two for grades 9 – 12. The National PTA developed the guides to help parents understand the expectations for student performance at each grade level for the new common math and english literacy standards. Parents will find activities they can do with their child, methods to build a stronger relationship with your child’s teacher, and for parents of high school students, tips for planning for college and career in each guide. 


“Parents’ Guide to Student Success” Frequently Asked Questions