Physical EducationPhysical Education resources for administrators, educators, parents and students on credentialing, physical education courses, exemptions and athletic insurance.
The California Department of Education (CDE) Report to the Governor and the Legislature
This report summarizes physical education program implementation data that has been collected as a result of Federal Program Monitoring.
- The 2017 CDE Report to the Governor and the Legislature (DOCX)
- The 2018 CDE Report to the Governor and the Legislature (DOCX)
Eric Paredes Sudden Cardiac Arrest Prevention Act
Public and private school responsibilities under California Education Code 33479-33479.9 in regards to Sudden Cardiac Arrest Prevention.
All of the state content standards, including physical education.
Guidelines for implementing the content standards adopted by the California State Board of Education that are developed by the Curriculum Development and Supplemental Materials Commission.
Information and resources for instructional materials.
Physical Education Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Questions and answers regarding physical education.
Physical Education Compliance Monitoring
Federal and state laws require the CDE to monitor implementation of categorical programs operated by local educational agencies (LEAs). LEAs are responsible for creating and maintaining programs which meet minimum fiscal and programmatic requirements. Program instruments are used for monitoring legal compliance of physical education programs.
Physical Fitness Testing
Information regarding required physical fitness tests for students in grades 5, 7, and 9.