Academics

The New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) is dedicated to ensuring that all students are college- and career-ready by graduation. New York City schools strive to provide students with a culture of high expectations and the knowledge they need to become successful, lifelong learners.

The Common Core Standards create a shared understanding for students, parents, and educators about what students should know and be able to do by the time they graduate from high school. The Common Core Library and EngageNY support student success, have curriculum guidance and resources for families.

Family members with specific questions about what and how students are learning should speak first to the teachers and administrators who know the student. To find the information about a school, use the school search tool and get the contact information for the principal or parent coordinator.

Our Welcome page has general help on supporting your child's progress at school. This material is also translated into Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Urdu.

Core Curriculum Program

In order to support the Common Core Learning Standards, the NYCDOE has instituted the Core Curriculum Program. Core Curriculum aims to provide rigorous, high-quality curricula and instructional materials to NYC students. Core Curriculum materials have been identified by the NYCDOE because they are aligned to the Common Core Learning Standards and other New York State standards. However, New York City principals have the choice to decide which instructional materials and programs to adapt for use in their schools to best meet their students’ needs.

Core Curriculum includes programs and materials for grades K-8 in English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. Schools that participate have access to the following instructional materials:

English Language Arts/Literacy

Pearson ReadyGen (Grades K-5) Scope & Sequence
Scholastic Code Scope & Sequence Grade 6 (log in with your DOE username and password)
Scholastic Code Scope & Sequence Grade 7 (log in with your DOE username and password)
Scholastic Code Scope & Sequence Grade 8(log in with your DOE username and password)
Core Knowledge (Grades K-2)
Expeditionary Learning (Grades 3-8)

LOTE (Languages Other Than English)

New York State Education Department LOTE Standards 
NYSED LOTE Resource Guides (Checkpoint A, C)

Mathematics

Go Math! (Grades K-5) Scope & Sequence
CMP3 (Grades 6-8) Scope & Sequence

Social Studies

K-8 Scope & Sequence
High School Scope & Sequence

Science

K- 8 Scope & Sequence
High School Scope & Sequence

Other NYCDOE Common Core Aligned Resources

Common Core Library Resources
Grade 9 Scope & Sequence

The New York State Education Department Common Core Curriculum Resources

In order to assist schools and districts in New York State with the implementation of the Common Core, NYSED has provided curricular modules and units in Grades Pk-12 ELA and math that schools can download.
Access all NYSED Common Core Curriculum in ELA and Math.
High School Grades 9-12 Text List