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Ohio School Health Profiles

What is the School Health Profiles Survey? The School Health Profiles Survey (Profiles) is a system of surveys created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that are used to assess school health policies and practices in states, large urban school districts, territories, and tribal governments. Profiles surveys are conducted every two years by education and health agencies among middle and high school principals and lead health education teachers.

Profiles monitor the status of:

• School health education requirements and content

• Physical education and physical activity

• School health policies related to HIV infection/AIDS, tobacco-use prevention, and nutrition

• Asthma management activities

• Family and community involvement in school health programs

• School health coordination

Ohio Participation in the Profiles

The 2014 Ohio School Health Profiles Survey was administered in public middle and high schools during the 2013-2014 academic year. Two questionnaires were used to collect data — one for school principals and one for lead health education teachers. 

Results of the Profiles are disseminated in a variety of means, including the following reports:

For national and state Profiles results, please visit the CDC website

For more information, contact the Ohio Department of Health Profiles Coordinator at 614-728-2957.

Last updated 9/10/15