Physical Education Standards

The State Board of Education (SBE) has the authority to adopt academic standards for each subject area in grades K-12. The SBE sets the requirements for high school graduation. Per SBE Rule, students must achieve one half-unit of Physical Education in order to graduate with a high school diploma.


K-12 Physical Education(Current)

Physically educated students will demonstrate competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities.

K-12 Physical Education SY 2024-25

The following standards have been approved by State Board, to be effective for the 2024-25 school year.

  • K-5 (effective July 1, 2024)
  • 6-8 (effective July 1, 2024)
  • 9-12 (effective July 1, 2024