Physical Education and Athletics

Lower School (K-4th Grade) physical education classes include standards-aligned grade level classes and athletic instruction. Beginning in third grade, students receive a weekly Olympic-style Taekwondo classes led by Master Smith, a certified master instructor holding a fifth degree black belt from the World Taekwondo Federation.

Middle School (5th-8th Grade) physical education options include opportunities to participate in individual and team competitive sports offered by the school in association with selected sports organizations. Students may choose from any current offering or arrange for independent physical education with approval from the school.

Independent Middle School League (IMSL)

Encinitas Country Day School is a member of the Independent Middle School League (IMSL) along with 4 other area schools. The school league competes in three seasons; Fall, Winter, and Spring, in both boys and girls sports.

Fall Season

Boy’s Flag Football, Girl’s Volleyball, Girl’s Cross Country, Boy’s Cross Country.

Winter Season

Boy’s Basketball, Girl’s Soccer, Boy’s Soccer.

Spring Season

Girl’s Basketball, Girl’s & Boy’s Track & Field, Boy’s Volleyball.

Physical Education

Enrico Piazza
Physical Education Teacher
Lower School (K-4th Grade) physical education classes include standards-aligned grade level classes and athletic instruction. Beginning in third grade, students receive a weekly Olympic-style Taekwondo classes led by Master Smith, a certified master instructor holding a fifth degree black belt from the World Taekwondo Federation.

Middle School students are offered options to learn how the game of golf, receive dance instruction, participate in interscholastic athletics and arrange for independent physical education that meets standards and offers age-appropriate fitness and athletic training to support our maturing students’ interests.






Golf Classes

Middle school students may elect to receive Golf instruction at a local golf course as a physical education option. Golf instruction involves on and off campus classes, as well as competitive events.

Interscholastic Sports League

Encinitas Country Day School is a member of the Independent Middle School League (IMSL) along with 4 other area schools. The school league competes in three seasons; Fall, Winter, and Spring, in both boys and girls sports.

Fall Season: Boy’s Flag Football, Girl’s Volleyball, Girl’s Cross Country, Boy’s Cross Country.

Winter Season: Boy’s Basketball, Girl’s Soccer, Boy’s Soccer.

Spring Season: Girl’s Basketball, Girl’s & Boy’s Track & Field, Boy’s Volleyball.

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