Physical Education in Kindergarten

What your child will learn

Get an overview and explanation of what your child will be learning in Physical Education in the Parent Guide to the Curriculum in Kindergarten.


What is taught in Prekindergarten through Grade 12 is based on six standards:

  • Exercise physiology
  • Biomechanical principles
  • Social psychological principles
  • Motor learning principles
  • Physical activity
  • Skillfulness

Read an explanation of all standards (PDF)

How your child will be assesed

Students are evaluated on the six standards.

MCPS Kindergarten Physical Education Curriculum Framework