Off-Campus Physical Education
General Requirements 2019-2020The following is a list of basic requirements that have been established by the Midland Independent School District and the Texas Education Agency. These requirements must be met and maintained to be eligible for participation in the program. The purpose of the program is to accommodate students who are making a serious effort to develop high-level capabilities and to allow them to be involved in an off-campus program that provides training exceeding that offered in the school district.Off-Campus physical activity programs will be approved for only those students who have been strongly recommended by qualified instructors. No off-campus program will be allowed if located more than thirty (30) miles from the Midland Independent School Administration Building. Only those students in grades nine (9) through twelve (12) will be eligible for consideration for the off-campus program. No students in elementary school will be considered for the off-campus program. Only those students involved in the activities of ARCHERY, ART SKATING, BADMINTON, DANCE, EQUESTRIAN, FENCING, GYMNASTICS, ICE HOCKEY, ICE SKATING, LACROSSE, MARTIAL ARTS, MIDDLE SCHOOL GOLF (please contact OCPE Coordinator for golf info.), ROCK CLIMBING, ROWING, SQUASH, SWIMMING, TABLE TENNIS, TENNIS, and TRACK CYCLING will be considered.Students applying for Off-Campus Physical Education will be considered under two (2) categories.CATEGORY ONE: These programs involve a minimum of fifteen (15) hours per week of highly intense, professionally supervised training. Students qualifying at this level may be dismissed from school one period per day for such participation.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.Please Note: Freshman High School and Senior High School students participating in either category may receive a maximum of one-half credit per semester. For students entering the ninth or tenth grade, one credit of Physical Education is required to graduate. For students entering the eleventh or twelfth grade, one and a half credits of Physical Education are required to graduate. A total of four credits of physical education may be earned toward state high school graduation requirements. The student must participate a minimum of four (4) days during the week (Monday through Friday) plus an additional day that may fall on either the weekend or during the week. All such participation must always be under the direct supervision of the instructor.2019-2020 Off-Campus PE Guidelines Forms
2019-2020 Junior High Physical Activity Exemption2019-2020 Approved Agency List:MIDLAND FESTIVAL BALLETInterested in being an off-campus agency? You will need to submit all of the paperwork, certifications, and lesson plans (with TEKS) by June 1st to be eligible for the upcoming school year.