• Physical Education Grading Policy

    6th-8th Grade


    50%- Attitude/Effort

             Every trimester each student starts with a total of 100 points or 100% equaling an A grade. Students lose points a time for poor effort or attitude. If a student can’t participate a note from a parent or guardian is required.


    1. lack of participation during stretching and laps.
    2. Lack of participation during the activity of the day.
    3. Being late or missing class due to behavior


    30% Performance

           This grade is based on students’ ability to meet the states “standards” for physical fitness. The grading rubric is based on the expected results for Presidential score according to the state. We will run the mile once every two weeks. The students average mile time for that trimester will be the student’s grade. Other exercises will be used for grading depending on the weather.


    20% Dress (begins September 4th)

           Students are expected to wear their (name on the back in sharpie) P.E. shirts daily. If a student does not wear their shirt they will receive a dress cut.

    Grade Breakdown

    1 cut- A-

    2 cuts- B+

    3 cuts- B

    4 cuts- B-

    5 cuts- C

    6 cuts- D

    7 or more- F



    Performance Grading Scale


    Boys-Age 11

    Curl-Ups   Shuttle Run       Sit & Reach       Mile Run   Push Ups

    A=47                  A=10.0                     A=31                    A=7:32              A=27

    B=42                  B=10.5                     B=28                    B=8:00              B=24

    C=37                  C=11.5                     C=25                    C=9:00              C=21

    D=30                  D=12.5                     D=20                    D=10:00          D=15

    F=0                     F=>12.5                   F=<20                 

    Boys-Age 12

    Curl-Ups   Shuttle Run       Sit & Reach       Mile Run   Push Ups

    A=50                  A=9.8                        A=31                   A=7:11                A=31

    B=45                  B=10.4                     B=28                   B=7:40                B=28

    C=40                  C=11.0                      C=25                   C=8:15                C=25

    D=30                  D=12.0                       D=20                  D=9:00                D=20

    F=0                     F=>12.0                     F=<20                                

    Boys-Age 13

    Curl-Ups   Shuttle Run       Sit & Reach       Mile Run   Push Ups

    A=53                  A=9.5                        A=33                    A=6:50              A=39

    B=47                  B=10                         B=30                    B=7:30              B=35

    C=41                  C=10.5                     C=27                    C=8:15              C=31

    D=30                  D=11.5                     D=21                    D=9:00              D=25

    F=0                     F=>11.5                   F=<21     

    Boys-Age 14

    Curl-Ups   Shuttle Run       Sit & Reach       Mile Run   Push Ups

    A=56                  A=9.1                        A=33                    A=6:26              A=40

    B=50                  B=9.6                        B=30                    B=7:00              B=36

    C=44                  C=10.2                     C=27                    C=7:35              C=32

    D=35                  D=11.0                     D=21                    D=8:15              D=26

    F=0                     F=>11.0                   F=<21     







    Girls-Age 11

    Curl-Ups   Shuttle Run       Sit & Reach      Mile Run   Push Ups

    A=42                  A=10.5                     A=34                    A=9:02              A=19

    B=38                  B=11.0                     B=30                    B=9:30              B=16

    C=34                  C=11.5                      C=26                    C=10:00            C=13

    D=26                  D=12.5                     D=20                    D=11:00           D=9

    F=0                     F=>12.5                 F=<20                 

    Girls-Age 12

    Curl-Ups   Shuttle Run       Sit & Reach       Mile Run   Push Ups

    A=45                  A=10.4                     A=36                    A=8:23              A=20

    B=40                  B=10.9                     B=32                    B=9:00              B=28

    C=35                  C=11.5                     C=28                    C=9:40              C=16

    D=28                  D=12.3                     D=22                    D=10:40           D=12

    F=0                     F=>12.3                   F=<22                                  

    Girls-Age 13

    Curl-Ups   Shuttle Run       Sit & Reach       Mile Run   Push Ups

    A=46                  A=10.2                     A=38                    A=8:13              A=21

    B=41                  B=10.7                     B=34                    B=8:45              B=19

    C=36                  C=11.3                     C=30                    C=9:40              C=17

    D=30                  D=12.0                     D=25                    D=10:00           D=13

    F=0                     F=>12.3                   F=<25     

    Girls-Age 14

    Curl-Ups   Shuttle Run       Sit & Reach       Mile Run   Push Ups

    A=47                  A=10.1                     A=40                    A=7:59              A=20

    B=42                  B=10.5                     B=36                    B=8:25              B=18

    C=37                  C=11.0                     C=32                    C=9:00              C=16

    D=30                  D=11.8                     D=25                    D=9:45              D=12

    F=0                     F=>11.8                   F=<25     








    Daily Warm Up


    Squads- Squads will be announced on Sept. 4th. There will be 4 squads throughout the year. This will allow activities to be organized and games to run smoothly.


    Stretching Leaders- Mr. W will help with stretching the first 2 weeks. Each class will then have 2-4 stretching leaders to lead daily stretches.


    Laps- Daily you will jog 4 laps to warm up. This is not a sprint, and this is not a walk. This is a slow run to warm up your joints and muscles before the activity begins.


    Stretches(10 seconds each)-

    • Hamstrings-Right over left bend at the hips(switch)
    • Quadriceps- Flamingo grab your ankle and pull to you feel a stretch. (switch)
    • Arm Circles
    • Arm across and over the top (Switch)
    • 20 jumping jacks
    • 20 push ups or a 20 second plank


    Alternative stretching can be discussed by the stretching leaders with Mr. Worthington.




             August, September, and October

    • Capture the Ball
    • Ultimate Frisbee
    • Soccer
    • Tigerball/Handball


    November, December, January, February, & March

    • Basketball
    • Hockey
    • Volleyball
    • Badminton
    • Baseball
    • Kickball


    April & May

    • Lacrosse
    • Hunger Games
    • State Testing


    Alternative Activities and Exercise for Rainy days


    • Yoga
    • Agility Training
    • Strength Training
    • Shuttle Run
    • Chair Basketball
    • Circuits

    PE Guidelines


    Be Respectful

    I will…

    ·         Show respect to the equipment and others

    ·       While Mr. W is speaking I will stand quietly and look at Him

    ·       Treat my classmates the way I want to be treated.

    ·       Show good sportsmanship.


      BE Responsible

    I will…

    ·       Respect the equipment and play with it the way it is meant to be played with.

    ·       Take responsibility for my own actions.

    ·       Give my full effort.

    ·       If you cannot participate bring in a note from a parent or guardian, or else you may lose points towards daily participation.

    ·       Look for the white board first thing and head to your warm up to start your day.  

    Be Safe

    I will…

    ·       Keep my hands to myself.

    ·       Use the equipment properly.

    ·       Follow the rules of the game, be honest about my limits and communicate with my coaches.

    ·       Physical and Emotional Safety:  If Mr. W feels you are not being safe or treating someone that makes them feel safe you will not participate, and either spend time in the office, or sit out and reflect by copying down rules.

    Be Friendly & Caring

    I will…

    ·       Be polite.

    ·       Use appropriate language.

    ·       Help my classmates and let them play.

    ·       Show good sportsmanship.




    Why is it important to exercise?


    • Exercise helps kids achieve and maintain a healthy body weight.
    • Regular physical activity helps build and maintain strong, healthy muscles, bones and joints.
    • Exercise aids in the development of important interpersonal skills—this is especially true for participation in team sports.
    • Exercise improves the quantity and quality of sleep.
    • Research shows that exercise promotes improved school attendance and enhances academic performance.
    • Kids who exercise have greater self-esteem and better self-images.
    • Participating in regular physical activity prevents or delays the development of many chronic diseases (e.g., heart disease, diabetes, obesity, hypertension) and promotes health.
    • Children who are active report fewer symptoms of anxiety and depression and a better overall mood.
    • Exercise helps improve motor coordination and enhances the development of various motor performance skills.