NATIONAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION STANDARDS

  • National PE Standards

    SHAPE America's National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education define what a student should know and be able to do as result of a highly effective 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.