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Credit for Sports

(Updated May 25, 2023)

Please note: All 9th and 10th grade students are required to take PE. Athletics and club sports are no longer accepted as a replacement.


Elective Credits

Students may earn 5 elective credits per sport/season up to a maximum of 10 credits.

  • Oakland Athletic League (OAL) sports will receive elective credits for the 2023-24 season. These sports include: Basketball, Volleyball, Wrestling, Cross Country, Golf, Girls Lacrosse, Track and Field, Softball, Baseball, Cheer, Soccer, Badminton, Football, Tennis, and Swimming.
  • For Club Sports at Oakland Tech to receive elective credit:
    • Fill out the Sports Elective Credit Application: submit it by September 4, 2024.
    • Each week, students will need to have a form signed by their coach and complete 10-12 hours of practice per week.

Advanced Credit (PE) credits

The only way to receive the Advanced Credit (PE credit) is to take the Physical Fitness Test.

  • Students will need to fill out the Physical Fitness Test Application
  • The test will be administered October 16-20, 2023 and March 11-15, 2024
  • Students must pass two of the three requirements to receive credit. The requirements are: running (7 minute mile), curls, and push-ups.
  • Upon completion, students will receive 5 Advanced Credits (5 PE). Students may take the test twice to receive 10 credits (1 year of PE). 

If you have any questions, please contact Tech’s Athletic Director Dr. Alexis Gray-Lawson, or a school administrator or counselor.