Physical Fitness Testing (PFT)
The physical fitness test (PFT) for students in California schools is the FITNESSGRAM®. The main goal of the test is to help students in starting life-long habits of regular physical activity.
Students in grades five, seven, and nine take the fitness test. The test has six parts that show a level of fitness that offer a degree of defense against diseases that come from inactivity. The test results can be used by students, teachers, and parents.
- For more information about the PFT, contact your local school district.
- The PFT - CalEdFacts page provides a more detailed overview of the test.
- The information below was developed to provide assistance to various groups that are directly involved with, or have an interest in, the PFT.
- Understanding the PFT
- PFT CalEdFacts
- Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
- Parent/Guardian Flyer
- Administrative Documents
- California EC and California Code of Regulations, Title 5
- Healthy Fitness Zones (HFZ) Charts
- Assistance for PFT Coordinators
- Matrix of Test Variations, Accommodations, and Modifications
- DataQuest PFT Summary Results & District Reports