Status: Baseline only
Increase the proportion of adolescents who participate in daily school physical education
Baseline: 29.9 percent of students in grades 9 through 12 participated in daily school physical education in 2017
Target: 39.0 percent
Regular physical activity is one of the most effective ways to prevent chronic disease. And when students have physical education at school, they get more physical activity. School policies that help make sure all students have daily physical education classes can lead to better health and may help students do better in school.