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MPS Elementary Physical Education Curriculum
The Elementary Physical Education curriculum is followed district-wide serving over 35,000 elementary school students in 56 schools. Highly qualified elementary physical education specialists provide instruction based on a district approved curriculum that includes a sequence of developmentally appropriate activities for students in grades K-6.

Yearly Curriculum Schedule 2016-17

Developmental Level I   (Grades K-2)  
Developmental Level II   (Grades 3-4)     
Developmental Level III (Grades 5-6)       

Indoor-Outdoor Schedule 2016-17
School Based Teachers

Dynamic Elementary Physical Education BookDistrict Based Teachers


MPS Adopted Curriculum Guide 
Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children, Pangrazi, 17th Edition 

(Teacher Edition)
Lesson Plans for Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School
, Pangrazi,17th Edition
(Teacher Edition)




Arizona State Physical Education Standards

The Physical Education Standards (approved May 2015) will replace the 2009 Physical Education Standard (approved October 2009). The 2015-16 school year will be a transition year, with full implementation of these standards during the 2016-17 school year.

Introduction to the Standard




    Physical Education Standard
(Approved 5.18.15)

Standards 1-5


Standard 1


Standard 2


Standard 3


Standard 4


Standard 5




Physical Education Standard
(Approved 10.26.09)

Supplemental Documents

Urban Physical Education Resource Guide

2009 Physical Education Standard


Contact Information
Keri Schoeff
Physical Education
Physical Activity Specialist (602) 542-8713


Health and Nutrition Services
Arizona Department of Education
1535 West Jefferson Street, Bin 7
Phoenix, Arizona 85007
Tel: (602) 542-8700, Toll Free: (800) 352-4558
Fax: (602) 542-3818 or (602) 542-1531
Keri Schoeff, Physical Education, Nutrition, and Tobacco Use Prevention Coordinator