Ohio - 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.

Ohio Revised Code 3313.674 Body mass index and weight screening.

(A) Except as provided in division (D) of this section, the board of education of each city, exempted village, or local school district and the governing authority of each chartered nonpublic school may require each student enrolled in kindergarten, third grade, fifth grade, and ninth grade to undergo a screening for body mass index and weight status category.

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