School Health Profiles Survey
The School Health Profiles is a CDC-funded survey of middle and high school principals and lead health education teachers throughout the United States. The Minnesota Center for Health Statistics administers this survey biennially on a statewide sample of public schools. Profiles data is used to help state leaders and decision-makers assess gaps in policies and practices that may impact student health and academic performance. In 2018, 43 states, 21 large urban school districts, and 2 territories participated in data collection. Areas of Profile data include:
- Sexual health education
- Safe and supportive school environments
- Sexual health services
- Health services for students with chronic conditions
- Supportive school nutrition environments
- Comprehensive school physical activity programs
For Minnesota-specific data, or questions regarding the administration of the survey, please contact Health.Profiles@state.mn.us.
Find nationwide reports, fact sheets, data requests, and additional information at: CDC: School Health Profiles.