CONNECTICUT PHYSICAL FITNESS TEST

Health and Challenge Standards

The Health Level

Students who perform at this level demonstrate a healthy level of fitness-related skills for their age. Generally, students who score in this range engage in physical activities two or more times each week and may be at a reduced risk for certain injuries and diseases that are related to a sedentary lifestyle. The Health Level for each task is considered to be a challenging, yet attainable, standard for most students.

The Challenge Level

Students who perform at this level demonstrate exceptional fitness-related skills for their age. Generally, students who score in this range engage in rigorous physical activities several times per week and may be at a reduced risk for certain injuries and diseases that are related to a sedentary lifestyle. Students who perform in this range may be motivated to achieve and maintain a high level of fitness.

BOYS

Mile Walk/Run

Sit and Reach

Right-Angle

Push-Up

Curl-Up

*BMI

Age

Health

Challenge

Health

Challenge

Health

Challenge

Health

Challenge

Health

Range

8

10:10

8:30

25

33

08

20

18

42

13.4-20.5

9

09:45

8:15

25

33

09

21

20

45

13.7-21.4

10

09:30

8:00

25

33

10

22

22

48

14.0-22.5

11

09:15

7:30

25

33

11

23

25

51

14.0-23.7

 
 
GIRLS

Mile Walk/Run

Sit and Reach

Right-Angle

Push-Up

Curl-Up

*BMI

Age

Health

Challenge

Health

Challenge

Health

Challenge

Health

Challenge

Health

Range

8

11:15

9:30

26

36

6

16

18

40

13.2-20.7

9

11:00

9:15

26

36

7

17

20

43

13.5-21.4

10

10:45

9:00

26

37

7

17

22

46

13.8-22.5

11

10:30

8:45

26

37

8

17

24

49

14.1-23.2