State law recommends high school HE curriculum, or requires HE for less than all years of high school.
North Dakota Century Code 15.1-21-02.2. High school graduation - Minimum requirements.
Except as provided in section 15.1-21-02.3, the following twenty-two units of high school coursework constitute the minimum requirement for high school graduation:
- a. One unit of physical education; or
- b. One-half unit of physical education and one-half unit of health
North Dakota Health Education Content Standard - August 2018
The Standard in this document provide guidance for teachers delivering instruction in Health Education. The Standard and accompanying benchmarks are presented in five grade bands (K-2, 3-5, 6, 7-8, 9-12). Grade banding provides flexibility to those delivering instruction while recognizing the diversity present within school structure. It is the expectation of this document that students meet the designated benchmarks by the end of each grade band. In addition to the eight content Standard and correlating benchmarks, this document also provides annotations for each grade band with possible content, resources or assessment ideas that can be utilized in a school district's health curriculum.