Physical Education Standards

Physical Education Standards

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Oregon requires Physical Education be taught in grades K-12. Explore Oregon and National Physical Education Standards that school curriculum must align to.

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Core Physical Education Standards

Oregon has adopted SHAPE America’s National Physical Education Standards as their core standards for students.


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Standard 1

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


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Standard 2

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


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Standard 3

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


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Standard 4

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


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Standard 5

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

Oregon Grade-Level Outcomes

Oregon Grade-Level outcomes were revised in 2016 to better prepare physically literate Oregon citizens with life-long fitness habits.


National Grade-Level Outcomes

National Physical Education Standards and Outcomes were revised by SHAPE America in 2013, providing expectations for American students grades K-12.