South Dakota

State-by-State Assessment of Personal Finance Education Standards

State Department of Education Link

https://doe.sd.gov/ 

Stand-Alone Personal Finance Standards

Yes

South Dakota has stand-alone standards for personal financial literacy. Students are required to earn .5 credits of either personal financial literacy or economics for graduation. There are minimal financial literacy standards in the economics curriculum. 

https://doe.sd.gov/contentstandards/documents/PerFinanceSt.pdf 

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

Family and Consumer Sciences offers a personal finance course as well as a consumer affairs course, which has some personal finance standards. 

Personal Finance Embedded in Social Studies or Economics Standards 

There are minimal standards for personal financial literacy found within the social studies curriculum. 

Personal Finance Embedded in Mathematics Common Core Standards 

No

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

No

Students are required to earn .5 credits of either personal financial literacy or economics for graduation. There are minimal financial literacy standards in the economics curriculum. 

State Assessment of Personal Finance Required

No