HEALTH EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Students will receive the minimum amount of instruction in health education, to include human sexuality, substance use prevention, HIV/AIDS, bullying prevention, and other topics as specified in 1003.42 and 1003.46 F.S.
Health Education standards and benchmarks are infused in ELA, Science, and Physical Education.
Grade HoursK-3 25 hours/year
4-5 36 hours/year
Any student whose parent presents a written request to the principal shall be exempted from the teaching of reproductive health or any disease, including HIV/AIDS, its symptoms, development, and treatment. A student so exempted may not be penalized by reason of that exemption (1003.42(3) F.S.).