State law requires high school PE curriculum.
All common schools shall give instruction in reading, handwriting, orthography, written and mental arithmetic, geography, the history of the United States, English grammar, physiology and hygiene with special reference to the effects of alcohol and drug abuse on the human system, science with special reference to the environment, and such other studies as may be prescribed by rule of the superintendent of public instruction.
State subject and credit requirements for high school graduation—Students entering the ninth grade on or after July 1, 2015. (5) Two health and fitness credits (.5 credit health; 1.5 credits fitness).
(2) Grades 9-12. Pursuant to RCW 28A.230.050, a one credit course or its equivalent shall be offered in physical education for each grade in the high school program (grades 9-12).