State law requires high school PE curriculum.
North Dakota Century Code 15.1-21-02.2. High school graduation - Minimum requirements.
Except as provided in section 15.1-21-02.3 the following twenty-two units of high school coursework constitute the minimum requirement for high school graduation:
- a. One unit of physical education; or b. One-half unit of physical education and one-half unit of health;
North Dakota Physical Education Content Standard K -12
The North Dakota Physical Education Content Standard provide physical education teachers and school districts a guide for quality physical education programs. Physical education and wellness are evolving to provide a more comprehensive lifestyle management approach, thus encouraging physical activity and fitness, sound nutritional practices, and assessment through the use of the latest technology