Florida Standards

Grade Level Standards

Florida Standards

Up-to-date information regarding the new Benchmarks for Excellent Student Thinking (B.E.S.T.)

UPDATE: On January 24, 2020, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Florida Department of Education has completed the review of Florida's K-12 academic standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics and made recommendations for revisions. The Florida Benchmarks for Excellent Thinking (B.E.S.T.) Standards were proposed and will be unveiled before February.

Summary of the Recommendations for Achieving The Benchmark for Excellent Student Thinking (B.E.S.T.) Standards in Florida

The Florida standards are in place to help students succeed in English Language Arts (ELA) (grades 3  - 10), Mathematics (grades 3 - 8), and end-of-course (EOC) subjects (Algebra 1 and Geometry). The standards measure student gains and losses.

Governor Ron Desantis issued Executive Order 19-32. This order requires a review of the academic standards for Florida’s kindergarten through grade twelve students.  Revision recommendations will be provided to the governor by January 1, 2020. More information about the Standards Review timeline.

Additional information about the Standards Review.