The Pennsylvania State Board of Education has adopted academic standards in 12 subject areas. The academic standards are benchmark measures that define what students should know and be able to do at specified grade levels and reflect the knowledge and skills students need to succeed in life after high school, in both post-secondary education and a globally competitive workforce. These standards are used as the basis for curriculum and instruction at QVSD.
Pennsylvania Standards-Aligned System
The Pennsylvania Department of Education has adopted the Standards-Aligned System (SAS). This is a comprehensive approach to curriculum and instruction that supports student achievement across the Commonwealth.
Standards for each subject area can be accessed using the following links:
Please visit www.pdesas.org to learn more.