California - Preventive health screenings in HS—BMI: Standards

Area: 
Standards
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law addresses body mass index screening or requires height AND weight measurement.

5 CA ADC § 1041

(a) During the annual assessment window, the governing board of each school district maintaining grades 5, 7, and 9, or any one or more of such grades, shall administer to each pupil in those grades the physical performance test,FITNESSGRAMR, designated by the State Board of Education. This includes pupils who attend schools that are on a block schedule and whose pupils may not be enrolled in physical education classes during the annual assessment window.
(b) All pupils in grades 5, 7 and 9 shall only take the test once during the annual assessment window.

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