On this page, I have included a glance at the grade level expections for Mathematics and Reading, Writing, and Communicating.

Website Information

Please click on the link below to see the complete standards for Kindergarten (and all other grades) on the Colorado Department of Education website:


Please note:  The new 2020 standards have recently been approved by the State and we will begin working towards and implementing these new standards over the next two years.


Kindergarten Standards

Expectations at a Glance for Mathematics


* Use number names and the count sequence.

* Classify objects and count the number of objects in each category.

* Compare numbers.

* Use measurement to compare and order objects.

*Work with numbers 11-19 to gain foundations for place value.

*Model and describe addition and subtraction using objects or drawings.

*Describe and compare measurable attributes.

*Identify and describe shapes (squares, circles, triangles, rectangles, hexagons, cubes, cones, cylinders, and spheres).


Kindergarten Standards

Expectations at a Glance for Reading, Writing, and Communicating

* Communicate using verbal and nonverbal language.

* Develop and apply the concepts of print and comprehension of literary and informational texts.

* Develop basic reading skills through the use of foundational skills.

* Write opinions, informative/explanatory texts, and real or imagined narratives using labels, dictation, and drawings.

* Use appropriate mechanics and conventions when creating simple texts.

* Explore the purpose for research and inquiry by accessing resources in collaborative settings.