The connection between physical and mental health and academic success have been well-established. The physical education and health programs offered by Freeport School District are designed to increase the health and wellness of all students through physical activity and positive lifestyles.
Physical Education and Health programs in the Freeport School District are aligned to the Illinois Learning Standards for Physical Development and Health and the recommendations of the Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (IAHPERD).
The goal of the Freeport School District K-12 physical education program is to provide students with a better understanding of their own growth and development. The program provides opportunities for students' improvement in their physical, social, and emotional well being. Units are developed by the teachers within the physical education department and designed to meet the needs of all students regardless of skill and/or experience.