Off-Campus Physical Education / Health

In accordance with local district policy, a school district may award physical education credit for appropriate private or commercially sponsored physical activity programs conducted on or off campus. The district must apply to the commissioner of education for approval of such programs, which may be substituted for state graduation credit in physical education as per Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 74, Subchapter F.

CFISD offers Category 1 Off-Campus PE for Middle School and High School students who meet eligibility requirements.

Category I: Olympic-level participation and/or competition must meet all of the criteria below.

  • Students are supervised a minimum of 15 hours per week with highly intensive professional training.
  • The training facility, instructors, and activities involved in the program are certified by the superintendent to be of exceptional quality.
  • Students qualifying and participating at this level are dismissed from school no more than one period per day.
  • Students do not miss any class other than physical education


Deadlines for Student Applications:

May 1 (for fall/spring semester of next school year)
November 1 (for spring semester of current school year)

For information related to CFISD Off-Campus Physical Education, call 281.897.4140.


FITNESSGRAM Parent Letter ~ [Español]

Fitnessgram is a comprehensive health-related fitness and activity assessment and computerized reporting system. The program generates reports that provide feedback based on achievement of criterion-referenced standards for physical fitness. These standards include:

  • Aerobic Capacity
  • Body Composition
  • Muscular Strength, Endurance, and Flexibility

The primary objective of Fitnessgram is to assist teachers in helping students establish lifelong healthy habits.

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