Missouri - PE K-12 curriculum—ES: Curricula

Area: 
Curricula
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law requires elementary PE curriculum.

5 CSR 20-200.260 Academic Standards

(G) Health/Physical Education. In health/physical education, students in Missouri public schools will acquire a solid foundation which includes knowledge of-

    1. Structures of, functions of, and relationships among human body systems;
    1. Principles and practices of physical and mental health (such as personal health habits, nutrition, stress management);
    1. Diseases and methods for prevention, treatment and control;
    1. Principles of movement and physical fitness;
    1. Methods used to assess health, reduce risk factors, and avoid high risk behaviors (such as violence, tobacco, alcohol and other drug use);
    1. Consumer health issues (such as the effects of mass media and technology on safety and health); and
    1. Responses to emergency situations.

5 CSR 20-100 Appendix A

Each elementary student receives regular instruction in English language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, comprehensive health, art, music, and physical education.

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