Indiana

State-by-State Assessment of Personal Finance Education Standards

State Department of Education Link

http://www.doe.in.gov 

Stand-Alone Personal Finance Standards

Yes

The Indiana personal financial literacy standards are centered around six areas of study. By the end of high school every student should have achieved the financial literacy standards. Standards are taught in 8th and 12th grades through Business Education, Family and Consumer Sciences Education or other subject areas if those are not available. 

https://www.doe.in.gov/sites/default/files/standards/financial-literacy/financialliteracyframework.pdf 

https://www.doe.in.gov/sites/default/files/standards/financial-literacy/middleschoolfinanciallit.pdf 

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

Yes

Personal Financial Responsibility is one of the courses districts may teach the required standards to students in grades 10-12. This course is offered in both Family and Consumer Sciences and Business, Marketing, Information Technology and Entrepreneurship. 

https://www.doe.in.gov/sites/default/files/standards/cf-bus-facs-pers-fin-responsibility-01-2016-08-09-16.pdf 

Personal Finance Embedded in Social Studies or Economics Standards 

No

Personal Finance Embedded in Mathematics Common Core Standards 

No

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

No 

There is not a specific course that is required; however, the standards are required to be taught in both 8th and 12th grade. 

State Assessment of Personal Finance Required

No