Status: Little or no detectable change

  
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Little or no detectable change

Most Recent Data:
25.9 percent (2019)

Target:
39.0 percent

Desired Direction:
Increase desired

Baseline:
29.9 percent of students in grades 9 through 12 participated in daily school physical education in 2017

Increase the proportion of adolescents who participate in daily school physical education

Target-Setting Method
Minimal statistical significance

Summary

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.