Tech’s Physical Education Dept. focuses on helping Bulldog students become physically literate individuals with the knowledge, confidence and skills to enjoy a lifetime of healthful activities.
To meet the high school graduation requirement in PE, students must complete 20 credits by the end of their senior year.
PE is required for all 9th grade students. They will be evaluated on their progress in the following eight areas:
The Tech PE Dept. feels that swimming is an important tool to help students with the principles of biomechanics and give them a sense of pride in accomplishing a personal goal. The Dept. is also concerned about deaths associated with water sports. Swimming consists of two six-week-long units. Students will be allowed to stay in the next teacher’s swim unit until they pass the test (assessment). Students who pass the test will receive their grade for both marking periods.
All students must pass the swimming assessment test which consists of four steps that must be done continuously:
Teachers will modify the swim assessment (test) for the following students:
CA Physical Fitness Test Requirements
9th grade students must take the state-mandated Physical Fitness Test (PFT), which consists of:
Please review the district’s policy regarding the PFT below.
OUSD has begun the process of updating district policies and regulations to ensure compliance with legal requirements, equitable education opportunities for our students and high quality instruction in Physical Education. More information about these efforts will be available in the coming months.
In the meantime, please review the following summary of the California Education Code for High School Physical Education:
Note: All students are required to take the PFT in 5th, 7th, and 9th grades only
If you have questions about this information or require additional information, please contact Mr. Price at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please review these OUSD guidelines regarding earning Physical Education or elective credits for sports participation. If you have any questions, please contact an administrator or counselor.
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