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Physical Education Requirements - Senate Bill 4

Senate Bill 4 amended ORS 329.496 ORS 329.496 requires K-5 (6) students receive physical education 150 minutes per week for the entire school year and students in grades 6 – 8 receive 225 minutes per week for the entire school year. There is a phase in of the minutes over the years, starting in the 2019-20 school year for K-5 (6), and 2021-22 for grades 6 – 8.

Every school district is to be in full compliance for K – 5 (6) in 2020-21 school year, and for grades 6 – 8 in the 2022-23 school year.

Frequently Asked Questions, 2019

Oregon Revised Statutes(ORS), and Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) Related to Physical Education and Health

Summary of Health/PE Laws, Rules, and Bills

Legislative Reports

This report is required by the 2007 House Bill 3141, enacted by the Oregon Legislature, and signed by the Governor.

Please contact Suzanne Hidde, Education Specialist, with questions or for more information.