Learning is enhanced at the Lower School by daily Physical Education classes.
The program focuses on the development of healthy lifestyles, cardiovascular fitness, motor skills and movement knowledge, and social and personal skills.
Students build on a variety of movement and motor skills learned in the primary grades by engaging in fundamental sports skills
Among Schools in San Diego County, Parker is a leader in developing outstanding student-athletes.
Parker's 27 varsity and junior varsity teams compete at the highest levels locally, regionally and statewide.
Since 1973, Parker has won nine state CIF championships, 88 CIF San Diego Section crowns and 151 league titles.
Philip Hunt, Athletic Director
"At Parker, we believe that athletics is an integral and valuable component of our students’ overall educational experience."
Francis Parker School is a private, independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students in Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12 from across San Diego County. Founded in 1912, the Lower School is located on the Mission Hills Campus with the Upper and Middle Schools on the Linda Vista Campus. Parker's mission is to inspire a diverse community of independent thinkers whose academic excellence, global perspective and strength of character prepare them to make a meaningful difference in the world.