Health and Physical Education

Oakton High School Physical Education Department

image of the health and pe department on the stairs at Oakton


Our Mission

The health and physical education program is designed to teach students the skills, knowledge and attitudes essential to live a healthy lifestyle and select healthy and safe behaviors. Physical education content includes: fitness and conditioning, fitness planning, rhythmic activities and dances, stunts, tumbling and gymnastics; and lifetime sport activities. Health education content includes: alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention education, mental health education, nutrition education, personal and community health and safety; lifetime survival skills, health and lifestyle, first aid, CPR, and disease and the human body. Sex education content begins in grades 5 and continues through high school.

What can I take?

Department Chair and Administrator

Physical Education Staff