The Department of Catholic Schools reviewed the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts and Math.  As with any new standards adopted by the state of Kentucky, we review and adapt to fit the needs of our schools and students, while emphasizing our Catholic Identity.

NCEA Statement on the Common Core

USCCB Frequently Asked Questions About the CCSS

The information below is posted to provide those interested in more information about the Common Core State Standards and a link to read the standards themselves.

Common Core State Standards – English Language Arts Standards

Common Core State Standards – Mathematics Standards

Additional information:

This three-minute video explains how the Common Core State Standards will help students achieve at high levels and help them learn what they need to know to get to graduation and beyond.

A Prezi introducing the ELA (English Language Arts) Common Core State Standards – if you are unfamiliar with the how and why, be sure to watch the video included in the presentation.

The Hunt Institute and the Council of Chief State School Officers have commissioned a series of video vignettes that explain the Standards in far greater depth. – See more at:

EduCore – digital tool for educators implementing the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in both mathematics and literacy.