• Fort Bend ISD Off Campus PE 

    Fort Bend ISD Off Campus PE Program Infromation

    Private or commercially sponsored physical activity, approved by the commissioner of education, may be substituted for physical education in middle schools (grades 6-8).  In grades 9-12, a Category I substitute for physical education earn up to four (4) credits in physical education (PE), two (2) state credits toward graduation and two (2) local credits.  In grades 9-12, a Category 2 substitute for physical education can earn a maximum of one-half credit per semester for a total of 1.0 credit (2 semesters) toward their high school graduation physical education requirement.  Private and commercially sponsored establishments will annually complete an application for approval of off-campus physical education and submit it to the Health and PE Curriculum Coordinator.  An “Olympic sanctioned activity is a national-level activity” that is not offered by the physical education, athletic or fine arts departments. 

    Private or commercially sponsored physical activity, approved by the commissioner of education, may be substituted for physical education in middle schools (grades 6-8).  In grades 9-12, a Category I substitute for physical education earn up to four (4) credits in physical education (PE), two (2) state credits toward graduation and two (2) local credits.  In grades 9-12, a Category 2 substitute for physical education can earn a maximum of one-half credit per semester for a total of 1.0 credit (2 semesters) toward their high school graduation physical education requirement.  Private and commercially sponsored establishments will annually complete an application for approval of off-campus physical education and submit it to the Health and PE Curriculum Coordinator.  An “Olympic sanctioned activity is a national-level activity” that is not offered by the physical education, athletic or fine arts departments. 

    Students will only be able to apply to participate in training offered by an approved Off Campus PE establishment.  It is the student's responsibility to prove that they are completing at least 15 hours of national level competition each week. All coaches must have a current CPR certification and be cleared through the FBISD Criminal History Check system.

    Off Campus PE Attendance & Grade Verification Sheets - It is the student's responsibility to turn these sheets in to their campus by the end of each grading period.  Failure to turn in these attendance sheets will result in removal from Off Campus PE and a zero grade.

    1st Grading Period Off Campus PE Attendance & Grade Verification Sheet

    2nd Grading Period Off Campus PE Attendance & Grade Verification Sheet

    3rd Grading Period Off Campus PE Attendance & Grade Verification Sheet

    4th Grading Period Off Campus PE Attendance & Grade Verification Sheet

     

    Off Campus PE Student Application Information - Students can apply to participate in Off Campus PE during two application windows:

    • July 15th, 2019 - August 7th, 2019 - Fall and Spring Semester
    • Novemeber 11th, 2019 - December 6th, 2019 - Spring Semester

     

    Off Campus Training and Establishment/Program Guidelines 

    All Programs/Establishments must reapply with FBISD to offer Off Campus PE training each year.  If you are an establishment wanting to offer Off Campus PE training, please contact the Coordinator of Health, PE, & Wellness.  Establishments can apply to offer OCPE training to FBISD students June 1st, 2019 thru July 24th, 2019.  Establishements must apply each year and are required to have each coach working with students upload a current CPR certification certificate and clear the FBISD Criminal History Check (muste be completed after July 1st, 2019).  Programs/Establishments that do not meet these guidelines, will not be approved to offer Off Campus PE training to students. Students will not be able to apply for a programs/establishments until they have been approved by the District.

    Off Campus PE Program/Establishment Information - Progams/Establishments can apply to off Off Campus PE training to FBISD students during two application windows:

    • June 1st, 2019 - July 24th, 2019 - Fall and Spring Semester
    • October 1st, 2019 - November 11th, 2019 - Spring Semester 

    Establishements must apply each year and are required to have each coach working with students upload a current CPR certification certificate and clear the FBISD Criminal History Check.  Coaches that do not meet these guidelines, will not be approved to offer Off Campus PE training to students. 

    A student can request approval to participate in training at a private or commercially sponsored physical activity program that is not offered to the student by their campus's PE, athletic, or fine arts department for PE credit. The student's training and the program must meet the following criteria to be eligible for approval.  Parents'students are responsible for assuring the required number of training hours are met each week.  If an establishment is unable to offer the required number of hours the parent/student should make the district aware, so that the student can be placed back into a PE class on thier campus.  If the require number of training hours each week, the student will recieve a failing grade and be placed back into a PE class on their campus.

    Category I (Middle School & High School): This is for students participating at least 15 hours a week of Olympic-Level training that leads to national level competition.  Students participating at this level will be dismissed from school during the PE period (usually first or last period of the school day).

    Click here for a list of approved activities 

    If an activity is not listed and is not offered by the campus's PE, athletic, or fine arts department for PE credit, please contact the Coordinator of Health, PE, & Wellness

    1. Off Campus PE is approved for activities not offered to students by the Physical Education, Athletic or Fine Arts Departments. 
    2. These programs involve a minimum of 15 hours per week of highly intense, professionally supervised training. The majority of the hours (10 or more hours) must be accumulated during the weekday (Monday-Friday) and should not include competition.
    3. Students must be enrolled for the entire semester.
    4. Students may NOT miss any class other than physical education. TAC §74.12(b)(6)(C)(iii)
    5. Students must leave campus each day during the first or last period of the school day.
    6. The program is offered by a FBISD approved establishment.
    7. Students in grades 6th and 8th are eligible to participate in two semesters of Off Campus PE.  Students in 7th grade are only eligible to participation in one semester (their choice) of Off Campus PE, because they must complete one semester of MS Health. Students in grades 9-12 are eligible to participate in two semesters of Off Campus PE.

     

    6th Grade Students: 6th graders participating in high-level training to prepare them for national competition (at least 15 hours of training per week) in an activity not listed, may be eligable for Off Campus PE.  Please contact the Coordinator of Health, PE, & Wellness for more information. 

     

    Category II (High School Only): Students participating at least 5 hours a week of a structured physical activity. Students participating at this level will NOT be dismissed from school during the PE period.

    Karate through Kickstart Kids is currently the only approved activity/program for Category II OCPE. Please contact the Coordinator of Health, PE, & Wellness for more information.   

    1. These programs involve a minimum of 5 hours per week structured physical activity.
    2. The program follows a curriculum that is aligned to the TEKS.
    3. Students must be enrolled for the entire semester.
    4. The program is offered by a FBISD approved establishment.
    5. Students in grades 9-12 are eligible to participate in two semesters of Off Campus PE. 

     

    If you have any questions, please contact the Coordinator of Health, PE, & Wellness