What Students Should Know and Be Able to Do in the Arts

Please click the grade below to be linked to the Benchmarks for Dance, Music, Theater, and Visual Arts:
2nd Grade
5th Grade
8th Grade
12th Grade
For a guide that outlines the expectations for arts learning in each grade, click below:
Arts Learning Grade by Grade


New York City Department of EducationOffice of Arts and Special Projects • 52 Chambers St, Rm 210, NY, NY 10007 • 212-374-0300 • Fax: 212-374-5598

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