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Iowa Academic Standards

Clear and rigorous learning standards educators use to ensure all students are college, career and future ready.

Required Standards

The following standards are required for all students by state law.

Browse required Iowa Academic Standards by subject and grade.

Competencies and habits of mind needed for future successes in careers, college, and citizenry.

Iowa CORE Essential Elements are for students with significant cognitive disabilities participating in alternate assessments.

Parent Guides to the Iowa Academic Standards in English and Spanish

Guides, in English and Spanish, provide an overview of what students will learn by the end of each grade level as directed by the Iowa Academic Standards.

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