BP 6142.7 - PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND ACTIVITY
Instruction > Board Policy 6142.7 - Physical Education and Activity
The Board of Trustees recognizes the positive benefits of physical activity on student health and academic achievement. The district shall provide all students the opportunity to be physically active on a regular basis through high-quality physical education instruction and may provide additional opportunities for physical activity throughout the school day. The district's physical education and activity programs shall support the district's coordinated student wellness program and encourage students' lifelong fitness.
The district's physical education program shall provide a developmentally appropriate sequence of instruction aligned with the state's model content standards and curriculum framework. The Superintendent or designee shall ensure that the district's program provides students with equal opportunities for instruction and participation regardless of gender in accordance with law.
During air pollution episodes, extreme weather, or other inclement conditions, physical education staff shall make appropriate adjustments to the program or shall seek alternative indoor space to enable students to participate in active physical education.
Physical Fitness Testing
The Superintendent or designee shall annually administer the physical fitness test designated by the State Board of Education to students in grades 5 and 7. (Education Code 60800; 5 CCR 1041)
The Superintendent or designee may grant a temporary exemption from physical education under either of the following conditions: (Education Code 51241)
The student is ill or injured and a modified program to meet his/her needs cannot be provided.
The student is enrolled for one-half time or less.
Additional Opportunities for Physical Activity
The Superintendent or designee shall develop strategies to supplement physical education instruction with additional opportunities for students to be physically active before, during, and after the school day.
33126 School accountability report card
33350-33354 CDE responsibilities re: physical education
35256 School accountability report card
49066 Grades; physical education class
51210 Course of study, grades 1-6
51220 Course of study, grades 7-12
51222 Physical education
51223 Physical education, elementary schools
51241 Temporary, two-year or permanent exemption from physical education
51242 Exemption from physical education for athletic program participants
52316 Excuse from attending physical education classes
60800 Physical performance test
CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5
1040-1048 Physical performance test
3051.5 Adapted physical education for individuals with exceptional needs
10060 Criteria for high school physical education programs
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 29
794 Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 42
1751 Note Local wellness policy
ATTORNEY GENERAL OPINIONS
53 Ops.Cal.Atty.Gen. 230 (1970)
Adopted: March 21, 2013
Evergreen School District, San Jose, California