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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 ZonesCharts

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

2018–19 California Physical Fitness Test—Back to School message

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

PFT Coordinator Manual External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF)
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.

PFT Resources (PDF)
Provides a list of resources for LEAs and LEA staff including contacts for CDE and FITNESSGRAM®.

PFT Fact Sheet External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF)
Answers questions about the what, why, who, how, and when for the PFT.

Talking to Parents About the PFT (PPTX)

PFT Administration Notification Letter to Parent/Guardian (DOCX)

Sample Student Score Report Letter Template to Parent or Guardian (DOCX)

Guide to Understanding your PFT Student Score Report External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF)
This guide explains the PFT Student Score Report.

Talking to Educators About the PFT (PPTX; 9MB)

Test Variations, Accommodations, and Modifications

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

Questions:   High School Equivalency and Outreach Office | pft@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-9449
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, April 16, 2019
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