Maine

State-by-State Assessment of Personal Finance Education Standards

State Department of Education Link

https://www.maine.gov/doe/home 

Stand-Alone Personal Finance Standards

Yes

Maine has stand-alone standards for personal financial literacy and economics for all grade levels. 

https://www.maine.gov/doe/sites/maine.gov.doe/files/inline-files/Maine%20Learning%20Results%20for%20Social%20Studies%20%28Personal%20Finance%20%26%20Economics%29%20-%20Revised%202019_3.pdf 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1sgvfjAqmM69UFa4ID10rV9vDRA8-pRsiV7j8wFMXgYE/edit 

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

No

Personal Finance Embedded in Social Studies or Economics Standards 

Yes

Maine has four separate strands of social studies, with one being financial literacy and economics. 

Personal Finance Embedded in Mathematics Common Core Standards 

No

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

Yes

Students are required to take the personal financial literacy and economics coursework from grades K-12 for graduation. 

State Assessment of Personal Finance Required 

No