State law requires middle school PE curriculum.
Oregon Revised Statutes 329.045 Revision of Common Curriculum Goals, performance indicators, diploma requirements, Essential Learning Skills and academic content Standard
(3)(a) School districts and public charter schools must offer students instruction in mathematics, science, English, history, geography, economics, civics, physical education, health, the arts and world languages. (b) Instruction required under paragraph (a) of this subsection must:
- (A) Meet the academic content Standard adopted by the State Board of Education; and
- (B) Meet the requirements adopted by the State Board of Education and the board of the school district or public charter school.
Physical Education Oregon Core Standard
HHS recommended children and adolescents be physically active at least 60 minutes daily and should participate in activities that are mostly moderate to vigorous in intensity, and muscle and bone-strengthening. Physical Education is the cornerstone to a comprehensive school effort to increase the physical activity level of students.