Skip to main content
California Department of Education Logo

Health Education

Information and resources related to health education for students in grades K-12.
Content Standards
All of the state content standards, including health education. Content standards were designed to encourage the highest achievement of every student, by defining the knowledge, concepts, and skills that students should acquire at each grade level.
Curriculum Frameworks
Guidelines for implementing the content standards adopted by the California State Board of Education that are developed by the Instructional Quality Commission.
Instructional Materials
Information and resources for instructional materials.
Recommended Literature for Pre-K Through Grade 12
This searchable list of books supports, students, teachers, and parents in finding books that will engage readers of varying skill levels in history-social science, mathematics, science, visual and performing arts, and health as well as general literature.
Recently Posted in Health Education

  • 2019 Revision of the Health Education Framework (added 18-Oct-2016)
    Health Education Focus Group Members for the 2019 Revision of the Health Education Framework for California Public Schools: Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve.
  • Health Education CFCC Recruitment Flyer (PDF) (added 15-Sep-2016)
    Curriculum Framework and Evaluation Criteria Committee (CFCC) Member Recruitment Flyer for the 2019 Health Education Framework Revision.
  • 2019 Health Education Framework Revision Timeline (added 15-Sep-2016)
    Schedule of Significant Events for the 2019 Revision of the Health Education Framework for California Public Schools, Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve. Approved by the State Board of Education on September 9, 2016.