HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Georgia Department of Education - Health and Physical Education
GA Standards of Excellence for Physical Education
GA Standards of Excellence for Health
State DOE Rule 160-4-2-.12 Comprehensive Health and Physical Education Program (Including Sex Education Requirements)
AS REQUIRED BY O.C.G.A. § 20-2-143 and GA DOE Rule 160-4-2-.12
Body Awareness and Safety, Abuse Prevention and Reporting, and Sex Education
Houston County Sex Education Learning Objectives
- Pre-K - 5th: Second Step Child Protection Unit (Ask your child's teacher for the parent code to establish an account for more detailed access to information)
- 4th-5th Girls: Puberty Instruction - Permission Forms with Vocabulary
- 5th Boys: Puberty Instruction - Permission Forms with Vocabulary
- 6th - 12th: Choosing The Best
- 6th-12th Choosing The Best Opt Out Form
GA Fitness Assessment Required - FitnessGram
The FITNESSGRAM is a comprehensive fitness assessment for youth designed to assess cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition.
In compliance with O.C.G.A. 20-2-777 and GADOE Board Rule 160-4-2-.12, all students in grades 1-12 that are enrolled in a P.E. class, regardless of age, gender, or ability, will participate in the FITNESSGRAM assessment.
GA Driver's License Information
Houston County students will take the GA required Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program (ADAP) when they take Health in high school. Teens under the age of 18 are required by law to show proof that they have completed ADAP in order to obtain their Class D driver's license. Students can obtain their ADAP certificates from the school office .
More information about the ADAP requirement can be found at https://dds.georgia.gov/adap .
The most current ADAP Student Manual can be found at https://dds.georgia.gov/dds-forms-and-manuals/manuals .
Parents should also make provisions for their child to fulfill the requirements of "Joshua's Law" which includes hours of supervised driving and driver education training. Houston County schools do not currently teach courses in driver training. Parents may find a list of providers on the DDS website. Information on "Joshua's Law" can also be found at http://www.gahighwaysafety.org/highway-safety/joshuas-law/ .
The Parent/Teen Driving Guide can be found online as well.
1100 Main Street
Perry, GA 31069
Administrative Assistant for Special Programs
Coordinator for Special Programs