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# Time for Gym!

## Scholastic ACTION: October 4, 2010

DIRECTIONS: How often do you have gym class? The graphs below show how many days per week students in middle school and high school must go to gym. Use the graphs to answer the questions.

1
What percent of middle schools require gym class 5 days per week?
1. 85‰
2. 8‰
3. 7‰
4. 97‰
2
In all, 97 percent of high schools require gym class only ____.
1. 5 days per week
2. 4 days per week
3. 3 days per week
4. 0 to 2 days per week
3
What percent of high schools require gym class 3 or 4 days per week?
1. 1‰
2. 97‰
3. 7‰
4. 2‰
4
The U.S. government says children and teens should exercise for at least 1 hour every day. Based on these graphs, do most students get that much exercise in gym every school day?
1. yes
2. no
3. yes, but only middle-school students
4. These graphs don't have enough information to tell.
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