Physical Education I:
Physical Education I continues the emphasis on health-related fitness and developing the skills and habits necessary for a lifetime of activity. This program includes skill development and the application of rules and strategies of complex difficulty in at least three of the following different movement forms:
Ongoing assessment includes both written and performance-based skill evaluations. This course is required to meet state graduation requirements, Academic Honors Diploma, and Core 40 requirements.
Physical Education II:
Physical Education II emphasizes a personal commitment to lifetime activity and fitness for enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and social interaction. This course provides students with opportunities to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness and increases their knowledge of fitness concepts. It includes at least three different movement forms without repeating those offered in Physical Education I. Movement forms may include:
Ongoing assessment includes both written and performance-based skill evaluations. This course will also include a discussion of related careers. This course is required to meet state graduation requirements, Academic Honors Diploma, and Core 40 requirements.
Elective Physical Education:
Elective Physical Education promotes lifetime sport and recreational activities and provides an opportunity for an in-depth study of specific areas. A minimum of two of the following activities should be included:
It includes the study of physical development concepts and principles of sport and exercise as well as opportunities to develop or refine skills and attitudes that promote lifelong fitness. Students have the opportunity to design and develop an appropriate personal fitness program that enables them to achieve a desired level of fitness. Ongoing assessment includes both written and performance-based skill evaluation.
Physical Education I and II.
Grade C or higher in Physical Education I and II. A maximum of six credits can be earned provided that there is no course or skill level duplicated.
**Classes are coeducational unless the activity involves bodily contact or groupings are based on an objective standard of individual performance developed and applied without regard to gender. Adapted physical education must be offered, as needed, in the least restricted environment and must be based on individual assessment.**