Montana

State-by-State Assessment of Personal Finance Education Standards

State Department of Education Link

https://opi.mt.gov/ 

Stand-Alone Personal Finance Standards

No

Montana does not have stand-alone standards for personal financial literacy. Montana’s standards only consider financial literacy as far as the operations, rules, and procedures of financial instruments and institutions. These standards do not tie this to individual behavior and lack any mention of other important financial literacy concepts.

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

No

Montana does not have standards for Family and Consumer Sciences which relate to personal financial literacy. They do have content standards for Career and Vocation Education that encompasses the all CTE program within the state that have six standards relating to personal financial literacy. 

http://opi.mt.gov/Portals/182/Page%20Files/Career%20%26%20Technical%20Education/Docs/Standards%20and%20Guidelines/ContStds-CareerTech.pdf 

Personal Finance Embedded in Social Studies or Economics Standards 

No

There are minimal personal financial literacy standards embedded within K-12 Social Studies standards. 

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 no requirement for graduation. 

State Assessment of Personal Finance Required 

No