Ryer Avenue Elementary School offers a diverse range of experiences providing regular, challenging physical activity, the balanced and harmonious development and general well-being of the child is fostered. Physical education meets the physical needs of the child and the need for movement experiences, challenges and play. It develops a desire for daily physical activity and encourages constructive use of free time and participation in physical activities in adult life. To fulfill these needs, physical education is built on the principles of variety and diversity, not of specialization. It provides a wide variety of movement activities appropriate to the level of development of the child. Ryer Avenue Elementary through physical education the child can experience the joy of physical exertion and the satisfaction of achievement while developing skills and positive attitudes that enhance self-esteem. Physical education provides opportunities to develop desirable personal and social attributes: the concept of fair play, the acceptance of success and failure, and the ability to co-operate in group situations.
Ryer Avenue Elementary SchoolNew York City District #10
230 East 183Rd Street
Bronx, NY 10458
Large City (City: Large)
Serving Grades: K-5, UE
Principal: Denise EgglestonCompare to nearby schools »
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