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Helpful documents for the Physical Fitness Test Program.

California Education Code and California Code of Regulations,
Title 5 pertaining to the PFT

Education Code Section 60800

PFT Regulations
Approved by Office of Administrative Law on July 31, 2006. Effective August 30, 2006.

Healthy Fitness Zones Charts

FITNESSGRAM Healthy Fitness Zones (HFZ)
Standards established by The Cooper Institute that represent levels of fitness that offer some degree of protection against diseases that can result from sedentary living. These standards are organized by gender and age.

Assistance for PFT Coordinators

PFT Coordinator Designation Form External link opens in new window or tab.

PFT Coordinator Manual External link opens in new window or tab.
The PFT Coordinator Manual provides information and resources needed by PFT coordinators to prepare for and carry out the spring administration of the PFT. The document provides background information and directions for administering the PFT as well as information related to the collection and reporting of test results to the state PFT contractor, San Joaquin County Office of Education.

Test Variations, Accommodations, and Modifications

Matrix of Test Variations, Accommodations, and Modifications for the CAASPP, CAHSEE, CELDT, and PFT

Questions:   High School and Physical Fitness Assessment Office | pft@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-9449
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, January 20, 2016

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