Skip to main content

Briarlake Elementary

Dekalb County Schools

P.E. & Health

Physical Education & Health

The curriculum for P.E. and Health are based upon the Georgia Performance Standards (GPS). These standards are designed to measure student growth in the following areas:
  • Motor Skills & Movement Patterns
  • Movement Concepts, Principles, Strategies, and Tactics
  • Regular Physical Activity
  • Achieving and Maintaining Physical Fitness
  • Responsible Social Behaviors in Physical Activity Settings
  • Valuing Physical Activity
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Influences on Health Behaviors
  • Accessing Health Information, Products, & Services
  • Using Communication to Enhance Health
  • Decision Making Skills
  • Goal Setting
  • Practicing Healthy Behaviors
  • Advocating for Health
Here is more information on GPS: