School Health Index

  • The School Health Index (SHI): Self-Assessment & Planning Guide was developed by Center for Disease Control (CDC) in partnership with school administrators and staff, school health experts, parents, and national nongovernmental health and education agencies for the purpose of

    • Enabling schools to identify strengths and weaknesses of health and safety policies and programs,
    • Enabling schools to develop an action plan for improving student health, which can be incorporated into the School Improvement Plan, and
    • Engaging teachers, parents, students, and the community in promoting health-enhancing behaviors and better health.

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