State-by-State Assessment of Personal Finance Education Standards

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Stand-Alone Personal Finance Standards


Florida’s financial literacy standards are embedded in the social studies curriculum. A new law passed in 2019, financial literacy is no longer a required part of 9-12 grade economics or economics with personal financial literacy. Districts are now required to offer a stand-alone financial literacy course for half an elective credit. The standards for this new course have yet to be determined. 



Personal Finance Standards in Career and Technical Education (CTE), Family and Consumer Sciences

Yes—Personal and Family Finance/Personal Financial Literacy—Family and Consumer Sciences 

Family and Consumer Sciences offers a Personal Financial Literacy course for half a credit to students in grades 9-12. 

Personal & Family Finance/Personal Financial Literacy (8500120) (RTF)

Personal Finance Embedded in Social Studies or Economics Standards


Financial literacy standards are embedded in the economics curriculum; however, after a new law was passed in 2019, schools are no longer required to teach those standards. 

Personal Finance Embedded in Mathematics Common Core Standards


Personal Finance or Financial Literacy Course Required for Graduation or Required to be Offered


Law mandates that districts offer personal financial literacy, but this course is just an elective credit. Students are not required to take the course for graduation. 

State Assessment of Personal Finance Required