Physical Education / Health

In order to meet the State of Iowa’s requirement, all physically able students must participate in physical education.  The goal of the Cedar Rapids Community School District is to develop physically literate individuals who have the knowledge, skills and confidence to enjoy a lifetime of healthful physical activity.

National PE Standards

The National Content Standards publications define what a student should know and be able to do as result of a quality physical education program.

Standard 1 - The physically literate individual demonstrates competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns.

Standard 2 - The physically literate individual applies knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies and tactics related to movement and performance.

Standard 3 - The physically literate individual demonstrates the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness.

Standard 4 - The physically literate individual exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others.

Standard 5 - The physically literate individual recognizes the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and/or social interaction.

Curriculum – Health

Stephanie Neff

Phone: 319-558-4786 


Curriculum – Physical Education

Kathy Szabo - Elementary

Phone: 319-558-1799 

Jennifer Schnell - Secondary

Phone: 319-558-3457 


Please find course descriptions and graduation requirements in our High School Program of Studies

Program Studies