Health Education

Health education is required in LAUSD for grades K-12. Grade 6: six-week health module is required in each semester of the science course. Grade 7: full semester health course is required, separate from science. Grade 9: full semester health course is required.

Board Informative on Adopting California Health Education Standards

LAUSD Matrix and Pacing Plan for Health Education

Elementary School
Health Standards
District Adopted Health Textbook: Health and Wellness, McGraw-Hill
Elementary Standards Matrix and Pacing Plan
Teacher Guide to the Matrix and Pacing Plan

Middle School
Health Standards
District Adopted Health Textbook: Teen Health, Glencoe
Middle School Standards Matrix and Pacing Plan
Teacher Guide to the Matrix and Pacing Plan

High School
Health Standards
District Adopted Health Textbook: Lifetime Health, Holt
Sexual Health Supplement: Sexuality and Society
High School Standards Matrix and Pacing Plan
Teacher Guide to the Matrix and Pacing Plan

National Board Certification in Health Education
http://www.nbpts.org/


 

Links and Resources:

Nutrition & Physical Activity (Obesity Prevention)
(Link coming soon)

Substance Abuse (Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs)
https://teens.drugabuse.gov/national-drug-alcohol-facts-week?utm_source=dot&utm_medium=Badges&utm_campaign=NDAFW2018

Mental, Emotional, and Social Health
Liink coming soon)

Personal and Community Health
(Link coming soon)

Injury Prevention and Safety
(Link coming soon)

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning/Queer Youth:
https://www.cdc.gov/lgbthealth/