California Physical Fitness Test (PFT)

Home > Resources >

2012-13 Calendar

July 2012

Begin planning a calendar of PFT activities for new PFT cycle.


August 2012

Determine PFT administration dates for schools. PFT administration window is February 1 to May 31.


September 2012

Access and complete PFT Coordinator Designation Form.

Establish local process for collecting and reporting PFT data.

Download, review, and distribute the Healthy Fitness Zone charts available on the CDE PFT Program Resources Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/pf/pftresources.asp.

Download, review, and distribute the PFT Resources and FITNESSGRAM Fitness Areas, Test Options, and Equipment graphic organizer available on the CDE PFT Program Resources Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/pf/pftresources.asp.

Review and make corrections to errors and warnings in submitted 2011-12 data.

Download and review the revised 2011-12 PFT student scored data file (P2). This P2 file includes all data submissions and corrections made through September 4, 2012.


7

2011-12 PFT data correction window opens and continues through November 20, 2012. Data corrections made during this window will not be reflected in the November annual public release.


17

PFT Coordinator Designation Form is available from the California PFT Web site at http://www.pftdata.org/. Previous year passwords are deactivated.


20

2011-12 PFT Survey at http://bit.ly/PFTSurvey2012 opens for PFT coordinators to share feedback and suggestions about the 2011-12 PFT data collection, scoring, and reporting processes.


October 2012

Access and complete PFT Coordinator Designation Form.

Review and make corrections to errors and warnings in submitted 2011-12 data.


1-31

2011-12 PFT data correction window remains open and continues through November 20, 2012. Data corrections made during this window will not be reflected in the November annual public release.


22

2011-12 PFT Survey at http://bit.ly/PFTSurvey2012 closes.


November 2012

Download, review, and distribute the PFT Reference Guide and PFT Student Data File Layout from the California PFT Resources Web page at http://www.pftdata.org/resources.aspx.

Download and review the final 2011-12 PFT student scored data file.

Preview 2011-12 PFT data prior to public release and notify CDE of any errors or concerns.


1

PFT Coordinator Designation Form completed and approved.


7-15

2011-12 PFT data preview for LEAs.


15

2011-12 PFT Annual Public Release


20

2011-12 PFT data correction window closes.


26

Final 2011-12 PFT student scored data file is available from the California PFT Web site secure District Portal at http://www.pftdata.org/. This final file includes all data submissions and corrections made through November 20, 2012.


December 2012

Download, review, and distribute the PFT Coordinator Manual from the California PFT Resources Web page at http://www.pftdata.org/resources.aspx.

Download, review, and distribute the PFT communication assistance resources (i.e., PowerPoint, parent/guardian brochures, newsletter insert) from the CDE PFT Program Resources Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/pf/pftresources.asp.


January 2013

Ensure data collection forms are ready and distributed to the schools.

Announce the PFT administration by providing schools with copies of brochures to distribute to parents/guardians, posting a newsletter on the LEA Web site, and/or by sending the information for schools to include in their school newsletters.

Download, review, and distribute the PFT communication assistance resources (i.e., PowerPoint, parent/guardian brochures, newsletter insert) from the CDE PFT Program Resources Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/pf/pftresources.asp.

Download, review, and distribute the PFT Coordinator Manual from the California PFT Resources Web page at http://www.pftdata.org/resources.aspx.

Conduct meetings or trainings to prepare site administrators and physical education leads and teachers in the proper administration of the PFT to all students in grades five, seven, and nine.

Access final 2011-12 PFT summary reports, individual reports, and LEA student scored data file.


14

Final 2011-12 PFT summary reports available through CDE DataQuest Web page at http://dq.cde.ca.gov/dataquest/.


15

Webinar for PFT coordinators about timeline and what is new for the 2012-13 PFT. Includes Q&A. To be scheduled from 3:30 to 4:30. Registration information forthcoming in early January.


22

Webinar for new PFT coordinators and physical education teachers. Includes Q&A. To be scheduled from 3:30 to 4:30. Registration information forthcoming in early January.


February 2013

Administer and collect all PFT data.

Ensure all PFT data are received from schools in time to complete the student data or file required for the PFT collection and reporting.

Upload a file or enter data via the California PFT Web site secure District Portal at http://www.pftdata.org/.

Review and make corrections to errors and warnings in submitted data.

Check for updated PFT resources on the CDE PFT Program Resources Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/pf/pftresources.asp and on the California PFT Resources Web page at http://www.pftdata.org/resources.aspx.


1

PFT administration window opens.

California PFT Web site secure District Portal at http://www.pftdata.org/ open for PFT data submissions.

Within 48 hours after PFT data are submitted by an LEA, the data correction window opens for that LEA.


5

Webinar for helping PFT coordinators understand how to use the Template Generator V2. To be scheduled from 3:30 to 4:30, including time for Q&A. Registration information forthcoming in mid-January.


March 2013

Administer and collect all PFT data.

Ensure all PFT data are received from schools in time to complete the student data or file required for the PFT collection and reporting.

Upload a file or enter data via the California PFT Web site secure District Portal at http://www.pftdata.org/.

Review and make corrections to errors and warnings in submitted data.

Check for updated PFT resources on the CDE PFT Program Resources Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/pf/pftresources.asp and on the California PFT Resources Web page at http://www.pftdata.org/resources.aspx.


1-31

PFT administration window continues.

California PFT Web site secure District Portal at http://www.pftdata.org/ open for PFT data submissions.

Within 48 hours after PFT data are submitted by an LEA, the PFT data correction window opens for that LEA.


April 2013

Administer and collect all PFT data.

Ensure all PFT data are received from schools in time to complete the student data or file required for the PFT collection and reporting.

Upload a file or enter data via the California PFT Web site secure District Portal at http://www.pftdata.org/.

Review and make corrections to errors and warnings in submitted data.

Check for updated PFT resources on the CDE PFT Program Resources Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/pf/pftresources.asp and on the California PFT Resources Web page at http://www.pftdata.org/resources.aspx.


1-30

PFT administration window continues.

California PFT Web site secure District Portal at http://www.pftdata.org/ open for PFT data submissions.

Within 48 hours after PFT data are submitted by an LEA, the PFT data correction window opens for that LEA.


May 2013

Administer and collect all PFT data.

Ensure all PFT data are received from schools in time to complete the student data or file required for the PFT collection and reporting.

Upload a file or enter data via the California PFT Web site secure District Portal at http://www.pftdata.org/.

Review and make corrections to errors and warnings in submitted data.

Check for updated PFT resources on the CDE PFT Program Resources Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/pf/pftresources.asp and on the California PFT Resources Web page at http://www.pftdata.org/resources.aspx.


1-31

PFT administration window continues.

California PFT Web site secure District Portal at http://www.pftdata.org/ open for PFT data submissions.

Within 48 hours after PFT data are submitted by an LEA, the PFT data correction window opens for that LEA.


31

PFT administration window closes.


June 2013

Ensure all PFT data are received from schools in time to complete the student data or file required for the PFT collection and reporting.

Upload a file or enter data via the California PFT Web site secure District Portal at http://www.pftdata.org/.

Review and make corrections to errors and warnings in submitted data.

Schedule a debrief meeting with site administrators and physical education leads to determine areas for future improvements in the administration of the PFT.


1-30

California PFT Web site secure District Portal at http://www.pftdata.org/ open for PFT data submissions.

Within 48 hours after PFT data are submitted by an LEA, the first PFT data correction window opens for that LEA.


30

Close of California PFT Web site secure District Portal at http://www.pftdata.org/ for PFT data submissions and corrections.


July 2013

Download and review the preliminary PFT student scored data file (P1). This data file is only available for LEAs that submitted data by June 30. The P1 file includes all data submitted and corrected through June 30.

Review and make corrections to errors and warnings in submitted data.


5

PFT data correction window opens and continues through August 31, 2013.

Preliminary PFT student scored data file (P1) is available from the California PFT Web site secure District Portal at http://www.pftdata.org/.


August 2013

Download and review the preliminary PFT student scored data file (P1). This data file is only available for LEAs that submitted data by June 30 and does not include any corrections to student records made after July 5.

Review and make corrections to errors and warnings in submitted data.


1-31

PFT data correction window continues through August 31, 2013.


2-30

PFT data preview for LEAs. This preview is available through a link provided by the CDE.


31

PFT data correction and preview windows close.


September 2013

Download and review the final 2012-13 PFT student scored data file. This final file includes all data submissions and corrections made through August 31, 2013.


4

Final PFT student scored data file is available from the California PFT Web site secure District Portal at http://www.pftdata.org/. This final file includes all data submissions and corrections made through August 31.


October 2013

Preview 2012-13 PFT data prior to public release and notify CDE of any errors or concerns.


17

PFT data preview of school and district summary reports for LEAs. This preview is available through the CDE PFT Preview Web page at http://preview.cde.ca.gov/pft/logon.asp


22

PFT data preview of school, district, county, and state summary reports and research files for LEAs. This preview is available through the CDE PFT Preview Web page at http://preview.cde.ca.gov/pft/logon.asp


23

Final PFT summary reports, individual student reports, and LEA student scored data file available from the California PFT Web site secure District Portal at http://www.pftdata.org/.

PFT Annual Public Release


November 2013

Access final 2012-13 PFT summary reports, individual reports, and LEA student scored data file.


December 2013

Access final 2012-13 PFT summary reports, individual reports, and LEA student scored data file.


February 2014

1

Deadline for posting of School Accountability Report Card (SARC) on local Web site(s).