Physical Education - Middle School
CCPS Policy for Middle School Physical Education:
- Students in grades six through eight are required to complete one (1) class period for one (1) semester per school year of physical education.
- All games, sports, activities in the CCPS Middle School Physical Education Curriculum will include emphasis on physical fitness and healthy lifestyles.
- The Florida Standards/Benchmarks will be met in accordance to the adopted physical education program.
- It will be the responsibility of each teacher to follow the CCPS Physical Education Program Guides that stresses physical fitness and encourages healthful, active lifestyles.
- The CCPS PE program is designed to have students participate in physical education on a moderate to vigorous level of physical activities (MVPA) for a duration of time in order to provide a significant health benefit to students.
Expected Outcomes of our Physical Education Program in Middle School:
- Students in grades 6-8 will maintain or improve their level of fitness in 4 of the components of fitness, indicated by their pre and post fitness test.
- Students in grades 6-8 will be accountable in demonstrating competency in the course content demonstrating mastery of Florida Standards/Benchmarks to validate both skill development and cognitive knowledge of course content.
Availability of One-on-One Counseling Concerning the Benefits of Middle School Physical Education:
Physical Education Standards/Benchmarks - CPALMS
- If any student is experiencing difficulty with physical activities in class please contact your child’s physical education teacher. The teacher will provide further opportunities that can support your child’s growth at home as well as at school.
- If there are nutritional needs or concerns with other areas of health such as mental health concerns, please notify your child’s school counselor as well and services can be provided to support your child’s needs.
- If your child grades drop to a D, student will be counseled and then parent will be notified of child’s lack of progress thereafter.