Outline of the state of New Mexico
State
New Mexico
Required

Category
Health Education K-12 Curriculum—ES

Category
Health Education K-12 Curriculum—ES

State law requires elementary HE curriculum.

Health Education Standard Grades K-4

Document establishes health education Standard for elementary school students.

Policy Type
Non-codified

New Mexico Administrative Code 6.12.6.8 Requirements

D. The wellness policy shall include, but shall not be limited to:

  • (1) a planned, sequential, K-12 health education curriculum that addresses the physical, mental, emotional, and social dimensions of health and is aligned to the health education content Standard with benchmarks and performance Standard as set forth in 6.30.2.19 NMAC;
Policy Type
Regulation

New Mexico Administrative Code 6.29.1.11 Program Requirements

(4) In fourth through eighth grades, instruction that meets academic content and performance Standard shall be provided in the following subject areas:

  • (l) physical education; and
  • (m) health education.
Policy Type
Regulation

New Mexico Statutes 22-13-1. Subject areas; minimum instructional areas required; accreditation.

D. In fourth through eighth grades, instruction that meets academic content and performance Standard shall be provided in the following subject areas:

  • (1) reading and language arts skills, with an emphasis on writing and editing for at least one year and an emphasis on grammar and writing for at least one year;
  • (2) mathematics;
  • (3) language other than English;
  • (4) communication skills;
  • (5) science;
  • (6) art;
  • (7) music;
  • (8) social studies;
  • (9) New Mexico history;
  • (10) United States history;
  • (11) geography;
  • (12) physical education; and
  • (13) health education.
Policy Type
Statute

New Mexico Statutes 22-13-1. Subject areas; minimum instructional areas required; accreditation.

C. First, second and third grade classes shall provide instruction in art, music and a language other than English, and instruction that meets content and performance Standard shall be provided in science, social studies, physical education and health education.

Policy Type
Statute