National Standards in Physical Education

 Content Standards in Physical Education

SHAPE America's National Standards define what a student should know and be able to do as result of a quality physical education program. States and local school districts across the country use the National Standards to develop or revise existing standards, frameworks and curricula. 

Standard 1 - The physically literate individual demonstrates competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns.

Standard 2 - The physically literate individual applies knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies and tactics related to movement and performance.

Standard 3 - The physically literate individual demonstrates the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness.

Standard 4 - The physically literate individual exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others.

Standard 5 - The physically literate individual recognizes the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and/or social interaction.

Amy A.Wiley, Supervisor Physical Education

9201 E. Hampton Dr.
Capitol Heights, MD 20743

Phone  301-333-0970
Fax 301-808-2849

Aida Hill, Secretary

Maryland State Department of Education

School Improvement in Maryland




Last modified: 12/9/2015 12:37:12 PM