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Board Office
359 Woodland Road

Madison, NJ 07940

Phone: 973-593-3101

Physical Education

Madison High School

Health & Physical Education Department 


General Health & Physical Education Information
  • All students are required to take four years of health & physical education.
  • Health and Physical Education classes meet four (4) days a week.  Student will be assigned to a study  hall or lab science on the 5th day.
  • For three marking periods each year, students participate in a variety of fitness activities, team sport activities, lifetime activities and cooperative activities.
  • For one marking period each year, students take health.
  • Sophomores - Marking Period 1
  • Seniors -Marking Period 2
  • Juniors-Marking Period 3
  • Freshman - Marking Period 4
  • All students take a physical fitness test at the beginning and end of each school year. 

Zero-Period Health & Physical Education   

  • Juniors and seniors may take health and physical education class during zero-period (7:00am) if their schedule doesn't permit time for a study hall during the regular school day. The same curriculum is followed for all physical education classes.
  • Freshman health will be the American Red Cross  First Aid, CPR & AED  for the Schools and the Community course.  Students successfully completing the course work, skills test and attaining an 80% or better on the American Red Cross First Aid, CPR & AED  for the Schools and the Communitycertification test will recieve a certification card. This card will verifying that they have sucessfully completed the American Red Cross First Aid, CPR & AED  for the Schools and the Community.
  • The sophomore health curriculum is Driver Education, focusing on learning the rules of the road. In preparation for a road test, students need behind-the-wheel training outside of school, with arrangements and any related fees handled by the student's family. Click herefor NJ Motor Vehicle Commission information on Permits and Tests.

Junior Health - Family Life

  • Family Life Curriculum Topics: Male & Female Anatomy; Fetal Development; Pregnancy; Child Birth; Menstrual Cycle; STD’s/STI’s; AIDs.


Senior Health -

  • Senior Health Curriculum Topics: Mental Health, Drugs & Alcohol, Lifestyle Diseases, Nutrition & Exercise



MHS has an extensive interscholastic athletics program. Click here for information.