Science for Families
Read about the Next Generation
Science Standards (NGSS)
These standards inform science education in SFUSD, with full implementation starting for 6th and 9th grades in the 2017-18 school year, followed by K-5th, 7th-8th, 10th-11th grades in the 2018-19 school year.
Find out about NGSS here.
Learn about the TK-5 Report Cards,
featuring the NGSS, here.
View the timeline for implementation of NGSS in SFUSD.
NGSS parent guides in English and Spanish
Guía de NGSS para padres en ingles y español
Ways to Support Your Student's
Status of the State Science Tests in SFUSD
The SFUSD Science Team has received many requests for clarification about the status of the end of the year science tests given in 5th, 8th, & High School. We have created this document to provide answers to many of the questions we have been asked. We invite you to contact us with additional inquiries.
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