February and March
Beginning with the 2011-2012 school year, official Code of Georgia 20-2-777 requires each local school district to conduct an annual fitness assessment program for all students in grades 1 - 12.
What does that mean for your child in City Schools of Decatur?
1st–3rd grade students will be introduced to the following skills: PACER, push-ups, curl-ups, and back saver sit and reach. The skills will be formally assessed in grades 4-12.
1st-12th grade students will also have their height and weight measured.
FitnessGram was selected because it measures only those areas of fitness related to the health of students.
This includes: cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and body composition.
Information about FitnessGram and the new requirements can be found at: