Physical Fitness Test (PFT)

Physical Fitness Testing (PFT)

Overview

The physical fitness test (PFT) for students in California schools is the FITNESSGRAM®. The main goal of the test is to help students in starting life-long habits of regular physical activity.

All students in grades third – ninth and tenth – twelfth (in PE courses) take the fitness test. The test has six parts that show a level of fitness that offer a degree of defense against diseases that come from inactivity. The test results can be used by students, teachers, and parents