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New Mexico Content Standards

New Mexico Content Standards 2019-12-04T15:36:30-07:00


English Language Development & Spanish Language Development

English Language Arts (ELA) & Spanish Language Arts (SLA)

K-12 ELA Common Core State Standards


*New Mexico adopted an additional 15% of state-specific standards in ELA which focus on cultural responsiveness. Read these standards here.


Career and Technical Education

World-Readiness Standards For Learning Languages (WRS)

Physical Education

Health Education


Computer Science

Social Studies

K-4 Social Studies Standards

5-8 Social Studies Standards

9-12 Social Studies Standards

*New Mexico social studies content standards in grades 6-12 are supplemented by the Common Core Standards for literacy in science, social studies, and the technical subjects. View these standards here.

Visual & Performing Arts

Other Resources

NMAC Chapter 6 Primary and Secondary Education | Chapter 29 Standards for Excellence

Page last updated December 4, 2019