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Physical Education

Danielle Balsamo

Physical Education Department Information

The Physical Education & Health Department at John Dewey High School is committed to expanding students’ understanding and appreciation of Physical Education & Health through a comprehensive, content-based plan that acknowledges and addresses differences in motivation, goals, ability, and learning styles. Each Physical Education/Health classroom is unique and provides an environment for students to reach their maximum potential.




Core Classes

All students in grades 9–12 must have PE in high school.

  • Students will be given Physical Education for 7 terms and Health for 1 term during their HS career. 
  • All high school students must earn the equivalent of 4 credits in PE in order to graduate.