Comprehensive Physical Education Policy

  • The Comprehensive Physical Education and Physical Activity Policy states that all schools should provide all students in all grades opportunities for physical activity, with 150 weekly minutes of physical activity in grades prek-8. Daily recess is expected for grades prek-8. Schools must provide at least 45 minutes per week of standards-based physical education in grades preK-8 and one semester per grade for all students in grades 9-12, taught by a licensed PE teacher. It is recommended in grades prek-8 for schools to provide at least 80 minutes of weekly PE.