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Edmonds School District

Physical Education and Health

The goal of the Health and Fitness program in the Edmonds School District is to educate students with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to make healthy lifestyle choices. Sport development (game skills and strategies), goal setting and fitness planning, team building and sportsmanship, and healthy living (safety, nutrition, and lifestyle choices) are all critical components in the program. 

Overall program content:

  • Components of Fitness: cardiorespiratory endurance, basic knowledge of fitness, body compositions, flexibility, muscular endurance, muscular strength
  • Activities and safety: basic skills, lifetime activities, safety, team and individual sports, fitness planning
  • Nutrition and Health: anatomy and physiology, diet/nutrition, nutrition and performance, health maintenance
  • Health, Social, and Emotional well-being: enjoyment, goal setting, leadership

Students are assessed on their knowledge of both health and fitness concepts and their personal fitness levels at the elementary level (5th grade), middle school level, and high school level. 

The state standards for Health and Physical Education:

Students hoping to gain outside credit for Physical Education must complete documentation for PE Credit:

For more information regarding Physical Education graduation requirements,  please see School Board Policy 2410 and related Procedures 2410P (scroll to the "Substitution (waiver) of Physical Education Requirements" section).

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