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Physical Education Standards

Physical Education Academic Content Standards


Ohio’s Academic Content Standards in Physical Education are made up of five standards (as of July 2016):

  • Standard 1: Demonstrates competency in a variety motor skills and movement patterns. 
  • Standard 2: Applies knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies and tactics related to movements and performance. 
  • Standard 3:  Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness. 
  • Standard 4:  Exhibits responsible, personal and social behavior that respects self and others.
  • Standard 5:  Recognizes the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and/or social interaction.