• Middle School Health & PE Department


  • Physical Education and Health Mission 

    A developmentally appropriate and comprehensive experience in Health and Physical Education is essential in meeting the diverse wellness needs of all students.  A quality Health and Physical Education program will foster the personal growth and development of the six areas of health/wellness.

    • Mental Wellness
    • Emotional Wellness
    • Physical Wellness
    • Social Wellness
    • Environmental Wellness
    • Spiritual Wellness

Physical Education and Health

  • The goals of Saint Paul Public Schools

    Health and Physical Education

    • Promote the development of happy, healthy, productive, and successful members of society.
    • Provide a developmentally appropriate and comprehensive experience through access to a variety of physical activities.
    • Provide Health and Physical Education licensed staff that implement quality instruction at all levels.
    • Promote a holistic approach to education of the whole child.
    • Recognize that participation in Health and Physical Education can encourage understanding and appreciation of diversity.
    • Provide for the development of essential fundamental motor skills.
    • Promote the acquisition of skills and beliefs needed to pursue a lifetime of involvement in physical activity and positive decision-making.
    • Promote an understanding of the relationship between physical, social, mental/emotional, spiritual and environmental health/wellness.
    • Increase awareness of healthy decision making and the impact in our schools, community and society.
    • Provide an environment which is safe and conducive to self-expression, enjoyment and creativity.
    • Foster and grow community partnerships with a goal of health promotion in our schools and community.
    • Promote the relationship between Health and Physical Education using an interdisciplinary approach to instruction.