Mission Statement:

The Salem City Schools Physical Education Program is committed to educating students to lead healthy and physically active lives. Our program provides students with the opportunity to maximize personal fitness through a standards-based curriculum.

Vision Statement:

Our mission will be accomplished by:

  • Delivering a research-based curriculum with articulated K-12 content and skills
  • Implementing a standards-based movement curriculum that integrates health education concepts
  • Creating an environment that promotes movement and lifetime fitness
  • Utilizing motivational instruction to empower students to make healthy choices (personal fitness, movement and skill concepts, nutrition, and responsible behaviors)
  • Developing an ongoing and systematic approach to student wellness
  • Incorporating technology to improve student learning relative to fitness and health education
  • Using various assessment tools to measure student growth and achievement
  • Teaching hands-on activities that relate to everyday life
  • Building administrative support and awareness
  • Investing in parent and community partnerships
  • Promoting school-wide and community support and advocacy
  • Establishing program and instructional goals based on student and program data