Darien High School


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DHS levels decoded: 200 Skills level | 300: Regular level | 650: course may be repeated | 750: Co-curricular Activities | 900: Heterogeneous enrollment
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Physical Education/Health

Health Education
Objectives: The Health Education Curriculum has been planned and organized to help students develop the knowledge and skills needed to deal with complex health issues.
Topics Covered: Health topics such as nutrition, communicable diseases, AIDS and substance abuse are included in each quarter-length course. First Aid and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation are taught in the 11th/12th grade health course.

Physical Education

  1. To help students develop and refine their skills in a wide variety of activities;
  2. to arm students with basic skills and techniques so they might participate in physical activity as they get older;
  3. to develop a working knowledge of selected concepts related to physical activity, health and performance,
  4. to contribute to the development and/or maintenance of appropriate levels of physical fitness.

Graduation Requirement: Students are required to pass twelve quarters of Physical Education and four quarters of Health Education during their four years at Darien High School. Students must pass the Jogging/Weight Training Unit in Grade 9 or 10 and CPR (which is part of Health) in Grade 11 or 12.

DepartmentCourse NameLevelSemestersType
Physical Education Health 900 2 Required
Physical Education Physical Education 900 6 Required