Physical Education (PE) is required by New York State law and the Commissioner of Education’s regulations for all students in grades K-12. (See New York State links to learning standards and regulations by clicking here
.) In PE, students learn about fitness and develop attitudes, skills and behaviors that lead to lifelong physical, mental, emotional and social wellness.
The links below provide quick references to the information you need to know about physical education requirements, standards, resources, and recommendations for New York City schools.