Health Education Course

During the 2018-19 school year Elmwood Park High School will offer the following health education course.

Click the course title below to see the corresponding description. The course description includes information about credit, grade level and prerequisites.




0.5 (one quarter)

9, 10, 11, 12


Health Education is a state-required course designed to teach students ways of maintaining good physical, mental and social health. The following topics are covered:

► Mental health and mental illness
► Health careers
► Purchasing health products
► Environmental influence on health
► Prevention and control of diseases
► Physical fitness
► Tobacco, alcohol, drugs

► Human sexuality
► Nutrition
► AIDS education
► Single parent lifestyles
► Coping with death
► Health insurance and life insurance