Instruction in physical education shall be provided for a total period of time of not less than two hundred (200) minutes each ten (10) school days for students in grades 1-6, and not less than four hundred (400) minutes each ten (10) school days for students in grades 7-12.
Students in grades 10-12 who are exempted from physical education pursuant to Education Code 51241(b)(1) or (c) shall not be permitted to attend fewer total hours of courses and classes than they would have attended if enrolled in a physical education course. Students in a regional occupational program or center who are exempted from physical education pursuant to Education Code 52316 shall have a minimum school day of one hundred eighty (180) minutes.
Physical Performance Testing
During the month of February, March, April or May, students in grades 5, 7 and 9 shall undergo the physical performance testing designated by the State Board of Education. Students with a physical disability and students who are physically unable to take all of the test shall undergo as much of the test as their physical condition will permit.
Students shall be provided with their individual results after completing the physical performance testing. The test results may be provided orally as the student completes the testing.
Each student’s scores on the physical performance test shall be included in his/her cumulative record.