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Family Life Education

The Family Life Education curriculum is taught in grades 4-10 by registered nurses. The curriculum is delivered in a sex separate format in grades 4-8. Grade 9 utilizes sex separate and co-ed classes, and grade 10 classes are co-ed.

The curriculum includes the following age-appropriate instruction:

  • Instruction promotes parental involvement, fosters positive self-concepts, and provides coping mechanisms for dealing with peer pressure and the stresses related to the students’ developmental stages and abilities.
  • Human sexuality and human reproduction (growth and development)
  • Abstinence education and the value of postponing sexual activity
  • Child abuse/personal safety
  • Sexual assault prevention to include human trafficking awareness.
  • Dating violence to include healthy and unhealthy relationships, and consent.
  • Family planning and contraception
  • Teen pregnancy prevention and choices for an unintended pregnancy.
  • HIV and sexually transmitted infections

     

Parents/guardians may opt their student out of family life education lessons. The opt-out procedures are available in English or Spanish.

Elementary Family Life Teaching Schedule
Secondary Family Life Teaching Schedule

View the Curriculum

Parents may review the family life education curriculum by clicking on the links below.

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