State-by-State Assessment of Personal Finance Education Standards

State Department of Education Link  

Stand-Alone Personal Finance Standards


There are no stand-alone standards for financial literacy; however, some standards are embedded throughout social studies curriculum from Kindergarten to grade 12. 

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


Personal Finance Embedded in Social Studies or Economics Standards 


Some standards are embedded from Kindergarten through 12th grade. Students in 9-12 grades will take a required economics course. Financial literacy standards are embedded in this course. 

Personal Finance Embedded in Mathematics Common Core Standards


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


While there are no stand-alone standards, 9-12 grade students are required to take economics during high school. This course does have some financial literacy standards embedded throughout the course. 

State Assessment of Personal Finance Required