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Physical Education

Welcome to the physical education web page!


Physical education helps students develop the knowledge, fitness levels, motor skills, and personal and social skills to obtain the ultimate goal of a lifetime of physical activity and health. All children, from pre-kindergarten through grade 12, should participate in quality physical education classes every school day. A quality physical education program should include curriculum aligned instruction and assessment and an opportunity for all to learn.

School District Consultant: Scott Martin (517) 335-1745 or

What's New?

New K-12 Physical Education Standards

2014 Physical Education and Physical Activity Summary Report

Model Policy on Quality Physical Education and Physical Activity in Schools - Approved November 20, 2012

The Physical Education Grade Level Content Expectations were approved at the April 8, 2008 State Board of Education meeting.

Curriculum and Instruction

Michigan Public Pool Safety Guidelines for Schools

The guidelines were created to help clarify pool safety requirements for schools. Topics addressed in this document include lifeguard requirements, safety equipment, and poolside safety.

Links and Materials

The President's Challenge: Physical Activity and Fitness Awards Program

Professional Development

SHAPE Michigan: Society of Health and Physical Educators

SHAPE America: Society of Health and Physical Educators