• 2.80 - Exemption From PE Requirement [K8]

    Students may also be excused from physical education courses based on medical or religious prohibitions. Excusal requests based on medical prohibitions must be in writing and must include a signed statement from a person licensed under the Medical Practices Act corroborating the medical basis for the request. Excusal requests based on religious prohibitions must be in writing and must include a signed statement from a member of the clergy corroborating the religious basis for the request. Excusal requests based on medical or religious prohibitions will be reviewed on an individual basis in accordance with State and Federal law.

    Students with an Individualized Education Program may also be excused from physical education courses for reasons stated in Handbook Procedure 10.301.

    Cross Reference:
    Barrington 220 Policy 7:260, Exemption from Physical Education


    1Substitute the proper reference to your student handbook.