Physical Fitness Program Requirements

  • The Health and Physical Education department of Houston ISD strongly supports a monitored health and physical education program for all students as part of a balanced educational experience that meets state standards and requirements.

    Senate Bill mandates for Physical Education
    Senate Bill 530 strengthens the state requirement and accountability for students to receive moderate to vigorous physical activity during school time.
    For more information on frequently asked questions about Senate Bill 530, click Frequently Asked Questions about Senate Bill 530.

    Fitness Requirements for Elementary Grades
    Senate Bill 530 requires students enrolled in Kindergarten through fifth grade to participate in moderate or vigorous daily physical activity for at least 30 minutes throughout the school year as part of the district's physical education curriculum or through structured activity during a campus's daily recess.