South Dakota - PE K-12 curriculum—HS: Curricula

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State law requires high school PE curriculum.

Administrative Rules of South Dakota 24:43:11:02. General requirements for high school graduation.

The units of credit required for high school graduation must include the following:

  • (8) One-half unit of physical education; and
  • (9) Effective September 1, 2013, one-half unit of health or health integration.

    Administrative Rules of South Dakota 24:53:07:23. K-12 physical education program.

The required courses and experiences of a K-12 physical education program shall meet the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance/National Association of Sport and Physical Education (AAHPERD/NASPE) standards, 2001 edition.

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