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Health Education

The State Board of Education approved the South Carolina Academic Standards for Health and Safety Education on July 8, 2009. These standards provide the scope and sequence for age appropriate comprehensive health education. The SC Standards are based on the 2007 National Health Education Standards.


  • South Carolina State Adopted Instructional Materials Textbooks

Teen Health – Glencoe, Bronson, Cleary and Hubbard

Sex Can Wait – Pennie Core-Gebhart, M.E.D., Susan J. Hart, Michael Young, Ph.D., and Tamera Young, University of Arkansas, 2005

Erin’s Law Instructional Units and Resources
Comprehensive Health Education Instructional Units and Resources for Sexual Abuse and Sexual Assault Prevention, South Carolina Department of Education