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Health & PE Department

Physical Education and Health Mission 

A developmentally appropriate and comprehensive experience in Health and Physical Education is essential in meeting the diverse wellness needs of all students.  A quality Health and Physical Education program will foster the personal growth and development of the six areas of health/wellness.

  • Mental Wellness
  • Emotional Wellness
  • Physical Wellness
  • Social Wellness
  • Environmental Wellness
  • Spiritual Wellness

The goals of Saint Paul Public Schools

Health and Physical Education

  • Promote the development of happy, healthy, productive, and successful members of society.
  • Provide a developmentally appropriate and comprehensive experience through access to a variety of physical activities.
  • Provide Health and Physical Education licensed staff that implement quality instruction at all levels.
  • Promote a holistic approach to education of the whole child.
  • Recognize that participation in Health and Physical Education can encourage understanding and appreciation of diversity.
  • Provide for the development of essential fundamental motor skills.
  • Promote the acquisition of skills and beliefs needed to pursue a lifetime of involvement in physical activity and positive decision-making.
  • Promote an understanding of the relationship between physical, social, mental/emotional, spiritual and environmental health/wellness.
  • Increase awareness of healthy decision making and the impact in our schools, community and society.
  • Provide an environment which is safe and conducive to self-expression, enjoyment and creativity.
  • Foster and grow community partnerships with a goal of health promotion in our schools and community.
  • Promote the relationship between Health and Physical Education using an interdisciplinary approach to instruction.