Physical Education classes are required in grades 9 and 10 and elective in grades 11 and 12.
core PE program stresses development of skills in a wide variety of
activities to encourage students to find ways to enjoy physical activity
in leisure time and to develop awareness of the importance of personal
Every student is evaluated on progress in the following areas:
- effects of physical activity on dynamic health
- mechanics of body movement
- gymnastics and tumbling
- individual and dual sports
- rhythms and dance
- team sports
- combatives (may include self-defense)
Each spring, students in grade 9 take a Fitnessgram
test, with results reported to the California Department of Education.
All PE classes meet the California Challenge Standards for Physical Education in grades 9
and grade 10