Health Education Courses

All students are required to take one full credit of Health Education before graduation. This course must be taken and passed each year a student is in attendance at Westbrook High School.

601653 Health 11-12

601652 Health 9-10

Health education is a course designed to emphasize the development of interpersonal communication skills, responsible decision making skills, self management, analyzing influence, accessing information, goal setting and core concepts related to health education topics.  The course provides a comprehensive overview of drug, alcohol and AIDS education, body growth and development, disease prevention, emotional issues facing teenagers in today’s society and effective communication and relationship skills.. This class typically meets every other day for one period.

Prerequisite: None
Credit: ¼ (per semester)
Length: 1 semester
Weight: 1.0