State law recommends that time for PE in high school meets National Standards (225 min/week).
New Jersey Administrative Code 6A:8-5.1 Graduation requirements.
- Participation in a local program of study of not fewer than 120 credits in courses designed to meet all of the NJSLS, including, but not limited to, the following credits:
- vi. At least 3 3/4 credits in health, safety, and physical education during each year of enrollment, distributed as 150 minutes per week, as required by N.J.S.A. 18A:35-5, 7 and 8;
New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-8 Time devoted to course.
The time devoted to such courses shall aggregate at least two and one-half hours in each school week, or proportionately less when holidays fall within the week.