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Physical Education

Our goal is to prepare our students for life in our society. Our objectives are to give the students information and basic skills they will need for survival and longevity. We expect our students to go away with an understanding of and a positive attitude towards physical fitness and wellness. Our two years of required Physical Education (PE) are divided into two programs—PE 9 core and PE 10 electives. The unit activities are instruction oriented and of two types—survival and carry-over lifetime activities. The survival activities are designed to give our students the knowledge and skills needed to have a healthy life. In the carry-over activities, we are attempting to expose our students to a variety of experiences, some of which they might pursue for a lifetime.

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For a list of Physical Education Courses with descriptions please see the Course Selection Guide.

Course Units Grades UC/CSU Requirement Prerequisite
PE 9 10 9 N/A None
PE 10-12 10 10-12 N/A PE 9
PE Total Fitness 10 10-12 N/A PE 9
PE Weight Training 10 10-12 N/A PE 9
PE 9 Band 5 9 N/A Approval of Music and PE Department heads
PE 10-12 Band 10 10-12 N/A Approval of Music and PE Department heads
PE Sports 5 per sport 10-12 N/A Must be member of an interscholastic athletic squad
PE Dance 10 10-12 N/A PE 9

High School Graduation & College Entrance Requirements

High School Graduation Requirements

There is a two-year PE requirement for high school graduation.

UC Eligibility

There is not a Physical Education requirement for UC eligibility.