Physical Fitness Test (PFT)

Suspension of Statewide Testing

Natomas Unified School District is closed due to the unprecedented circumstances surrounding coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). NUSD will not be administering statewide testing this school year.
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Physical Fitness Test (PFT)

Who tests? Grades 5, 7, and 9
When? March to May
Content tested? Physical Fitness
Test format? Performance tasks assessed by PE instructors
Test purpose? From the CDE: The main goal of the test is to help students in starting life-long habits of regular physical activity.
Description: From the CDE: The PFT provides information that can be used by (1) students to assess and plan personal fitness programs; (2) teachers to design the curriculum for physical education programs; and (3) parents and guardians to understand their children’s fitness levels. This program also provides results that are used to monitor changes in the physical fitness of California students.