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Physical Fitness Test

The State Board of Education designated the FITNESSGRAM® as the Physical Fitness Test (PFT) for students in California public schools. The FITNESSGRAM® is a comprehensive, health-related physical fitness battery developed by The Cooper Institute. The primary goal of the FITNESSGRAM® is to assist students in establishing lifetime habits of regular physical activity.
Public school students in grades five, seven, and nine are required to take the PFT, whether or not they are enrolled in a physical education class or participate in a block schedule. 
The PFT is composed of the following six fitness areas, with a number of test options provided for most areas:
  1. Aerobic Capacity
    • PACER (Progressive Aerobic Cardiovascular Endurance Run)
    • One-Mile Run
    • Walk Test (only for ages 13 or older)
  2. Abdominal Strength and Endurance
    • Curl-Up
  3. Upper Body Strength and Endurance
    • Push-Up
    • Modified Pull-Up
    • Flexed-Arm Hang
  4. Body Composition
    • Skinfold Measurements
    • Body Mass Index
    • Bioelectric Impedance Analyzer
  5. Trunk Extensor Strength and Flexibility
    • Trunk Lift
  6. Flexibility
    • Back-Saver Sit and Reach
    • Shoulder Stretch

FitnessGram_Login_Page Card IconFitnessGram Login PageGo to Top

To access the FitnessGram program navigate to 
Your username is: Firstname.Lastname
Contact Help Desk for password information or click on forgot password.
4-Character District code is: _9HI
Watch the videos below for more information on how to enter results into FitnessGram and how to administer the test options under the 6 fitness areas. 

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PACER_Video Card IconPACER VideoGo to Top

Walk_test_Video Card IconWalk test VideoGo to Top

Body_Mass_Index_Video Card IconBody Mass Index VideoGo to Top

Curl_Up_Video Card IconCurl Up VideoGo to Top

Push_Up_Video Card IconPush Up VideoGo to Top

Flexed_Arm_Hang_Video Card IconFlexed Arm Hang VideoGo to Top

Shoulder_Stretch_Video Card IconShoulder Stretch VideoGo to Top

Back_Saver_Sit_and_Reach_Video Card IconBack Saver Sit and Reach VideoGo to Top

One_Mile_Run_Video Card IconOne Mile Run VideoGo to Top

Skinfold_Measurements_Video Card IconSkinfold Measurements VideoGo to Top

Bioelectric_Impedance_Analyzer_Video Card IconBioelectric Impedance Analyzer VideoGo to Top

Trunk_Lift_Video Card IconTrunk Lift VideoGo to Top

Modified_Pull_Up_Video Card IconModified Pull Up VideoGo to Top