Physical Education Curriculum

  • Elementary Physical Education Curriculum

    1. K-5/6 Elementary students receive a minimum of 45 minutes per week according to the district's contract agreement with the Columbus Education Association.   
       

    Middle School Physical Education Curriculum

    1. 8th grade students can be enrolled in 3 separate physical education high school courses, PE I .25 (Graduating Required credit), Phys Educ: Sport Ed 1.2 (General Elective) and Advanced PE .25 P.E. (General Elective) Grades 8-12. All courses require 60 hours of seat time for one semester.
    2. Physical Education II, (.25 HS Graduating Credit) can only be offered for grades 9-12.
    3. All 6th grade students must be enrolled in Physical Education 6.1 so they can participate in the Ohio Department of Education Physical Education Evaluation. After 6th grade students who complete PE 6.1 can be enrolled in 6.2 and 6.3 in that order.
    4. The length of MS PE courses can be completed by having students attend one period per day for a 9 week course up to every day for the entire school year, (not including Physical Education 1 or Sport Education 1.2/Advanced PE, which requires a minimum of 60 hours for the ¼ HS graduating credit per course).
    5. Physical Education I(HS graduating credit) and Sport Education 1.2/Advanced PE (elective credits) are optional HS credit courses for 8th grade students.

     

    High School Physical Education Curriculum

    1. MS students are not necessarily taking Physical Education I, (.25 HS graduating credit) while in the 8thgrade. Therefore high schools must provide these graduation course requirements within their master schedule.
    2. All high school students (except for students that are eligible to receive the Physical Education Waiver are required to receive Physical Education II where they will participate in the Ohio Department of Education Physical Education Evaluation.
    3. High school students can be enrolled in Physical Education: Sport Education 1.2/Advanced PE for a ¼ high school elective credit once they have completed PE I and PE II.
    4. The length of Physical Education I, II, and Physical Education: Sport Education 1.2/Advanced PE the can be completed by attending one period per day for a minimum of one semester, (60 hours at a minimum for the ¼ HS graduating credit per course).
    5. Physical Education I, II, and Physical Education: Sport Education 1.2/Advanced PE should not be scheduled for the same teacher during the same period, (e.g., enrolling PE I and PE II students in the same class section for the same physical educator).

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