Mississippi - Physical Activity throughout the day: Standards

Area: 
Standards
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law recommends physical activity incorporated throughout the school day (e.g. classroom breaks, time for physical activity).

Title 7. Part 3. Chapter 38: Healthy and Safe Schools

a. Successful implementation of Physical Education and Comprehensive Health Education must include the following:

  • i. 150 minutes per week of instruction through a combination of physical education, physical activity, and activity based instruction
  • ii. 45 minutes per week of health educationiii. Fitness testing in grade 5 (See Appendix)
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