Off Campus Physical Education (OCPE)
The purpose of the OCPE Program is to accommodate students who are making a serious effort to develop higher-level skills in a specific activity that exceeds what the school district can offer through the general physical education program. The OCPE Program allows students in 6th through 12th grades to earn credits that meet the district and state physical education requirements. Only agencies who have been trained and approved by GISD can provide OCPE credit.
All students, grades 6-12, are eligible to participate in OCPE according to these guidelines:
Category One: These programs involve a minimum of fifteen (15) hours per week of highly intense, professional supervised training. Students qualifying at this level may miss one period per day. The student would be required to follow this schedule for at least a full semester. Students participating at this level may receive a maximum of one-half credit per semester.
Category Two: These programs are to be of high quality, well supervised by appropriately trained instructors, and consisting of a minimum of five (5) hours per week. Students certified to participate at this level MAY NOT be dismissed from any part of the regular school day.
Fall semester/Full-year applications will be accepted August 1, 2020 through the end of the school day on the first day of school, August 2020. Applications can be dated no earlier than June 1, 2020.
Spring semester applications will be accepted December 1, 2020 through the end of the school day on the first day of the spring semester, January 2021. Applications can be dated no earlier than October 1, 2020.
Applications must be submitted to the campus counselor. Applications will be reviewed by the campus counselor and then submitted to a campus administrator for approval.
Students who enroll in Off Campus PE must submit a grade and attendance report to their campus registrar before the end of the grading cycle. The document can be found here.
NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED!
GISD Approved Agencies can be found HERE.
If your student's agency is not on the approved list, please have the agency email Grayce Thornton at firstname.lastname@example.org .