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NH College and Career Ready Standards

Education standards help educators understand what students should know and be able to demonstrate by providing clear goals for student learning. The NH College and Career Ready Standards (NH CCRS) include learning goals for a variety of content areas, such as the State's newly adopted English language arts/literacy and mathematics standards. The new standards were adopted after a state-led effort referred to as the Common Core State Standards Initiative. NH CCRS include the critical skills, or competencies, necessary for skills in careers, college, and life. See below for these and other academic standards included in the NH CCRS.

Arts Education Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Literacy
K-12 Computer Science Mathematics
K-12 Curriculum Frameworks for Career Development Acrobat Reader Physical Education
English Language Arts Science
English Language Proficiency Standards Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
Health Social Studies
  World Languages

The Department also offers guidelines and resources that districts and schools may use.

About the Common Core State Standards Initiative

NH College and Career Ready Competencies aligned with Common Core State Standards

Early Childhood Education PreK-16 Literacy Action Plan
Gifted and Talented Education PreK-16 Numeracy Action Plan
Math/Science Partnership Grant Projects Next Generation Science Standards

Social Studies, World Languages


David Benedetto
Director of STEM Education
(603) 271-3855
Mariane Gfroerer
Guidance and Counseling
(603) 271-6691
English Language Arts
(603) 271-0054
Marcia McCaffrey
Arts, Physical Ed
(603) 271-3193
Donna Dubey
(603) 271-3759
Stan Freeda
Information and Communication Technologies Literacy
(603) 271-5132
Barbara Hopkins
(603) 271-1707

Acrobat Reader Symbol Acrobat Reader format. You can download a free reader from Adobe.

New Hampshire Department of Education
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Telephone: (603) 271-3494 | TDD Access: Relay NH 711