Health & Physical Education

  • The Office of Physical Education, Health Education, & Drivers Education offers a variety of developmental and physical fitness skills in a sequential order to promote growth in the physical, mental, social, and emotional health of every student.  To provide skilled based instruction and opportunities for students to develop into self-directed, self-reliant individuals who will be involved in lifetime physical activities and healthy behaviors that promote the safety and well-being of the students for living a happy productive life.


    1. All students will have the knowledge and skills to embrace positive attitudes of being physically fit and active throughout their lives.
    2. To prepare students with the knowledge, health-related skills, and self-efficacy to excel in all environments from the community and throughout the world.
    3. To maximize student’s development by supporting the whole child approach in educating students.


    1. Students will learn, understand, reason, and communicate movement concepts relative to physical activities. 
    2. Students will develop personal, social and attitudinal skills that contribute to successful participation in diverse settings.
    3. Students will develop and maintain a level of fitness essential for active living that minimizes the risk of disease and illness.
    4. Students will have the skills and knowledge to protect themselves in all aspects of their life from risky behaviors.
    5. Students will develop competency in a variety of lifelong activities.

Contact Information

  • Damon Porter
    Assistant Director of Physical Education,
    Health Education, & Drivers Education
    9th Floor Fisher Building
    3011 W. Grand Boulevard
    Detroit, MI 48202 
    Phone: (313) 870-3893

    LaKeisha M. Littlejohn
    Project Director
    313) 873-7741