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White Plains Public Schools

Health Department

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Dr. Margaret Hawthorne Doty
Coordinator of Health, Science and Technology Education
550 North Street, White Plains, NY 10605
Phone: (914) 422-2248
Fax: (914) 422-2196
E-mail:
margaretdoty@wpcsd.k12.ny.us

Some years ago, the New York State Education Department established standards in each subject area for what students should know and be able to do at each grade level. Listed below is a summary of the Health Standards. Click here to view all curriculum area standards in their entirety.

Health Standards

Standard 1:

Personal Health and Fitness
Students will have the necessary knowledge and skills to establish and maintain physical fitness, participate in physical activity, and maintain personal health.

Standard 2:

A Safe and Healthy Environment
Students will acquire the knowledge and ability necessary to create and maintain a safe and healthy environment.

Standard 3:

Resource Management
Students will understand and be able to manage their personal and community resources.