State law requires high school PE curriculum.
Code of State Rules 126-21-4 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Disposition
All students are required to complete one (1) unit of physical education and one (1) unit of health prior to graduation.
Code of State Rules 126-42-5. Program Definition and Design
5.4.a. High School Programming (Grades 9-12)
Physical Education 9-12 (WV Education Information System [hereinafter WVEIS] course 6609). At least 50 percent of class time for physical education should be spent in moderate- to vigorous-intensity physical activity.
West Virginia Code 18-2-7a. Legislative findings; required physical education; program in physical fitness.
(3) High school grades. -- Not less than one full course credit of physical education, including physical exercise and age-appropriate physical activities, which shall be required for graduation and the opportunity to enroll in an elective lifetime physical education course.