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Physical Education

PHysical Fitness Test - Fitnessgram

PE teachers PlanningThe California Education Code Section 60800 requires each school district to administer a physical fitness test annually to all students in Grades 5, 7, and 9. The State Board of Education designated the FITNESSGRAM® as the required Physical Fitness Test (PFT) for California public schools. The PFT is administered between February 1 and May 31. The primary goal of the FITNESSGRAM® is to assist students in establishing lifetime habits of regular physical activity.

In 2017-18 the Physical Fitness state test was administered to OUSD fifth and seventh-grade students. There are three categories in six different fitness areas for determining the level of fitness and health for students.

These fitness categories are:

  1. In the Healthy Fitness Zone (HFZ)

  2. Needs Improvement (not in HFZ)

  3. Needs Improvement- High Risk (not in HFZ - High Risk)

2016-17 Physical FItness Test Results

The 2016-17 Physical Fitness Results include a summary report for Orinda grades 5 and 7 students in the six fitness areas. Overall, Orinda students exceed the statewide performance results for fitness and health. Individual student results were provided to parents in June 2017. 

Grade level physical education standards & program activities
PE teachers with elementary classroom teachers

~ November 2016