State of Alaska
Alaska School Health Profiles

What is the School Health Profiles?

The School Health Profiles is a biennial survey conducted by state and local education and health agencies among middle/junior and senior high school principals and lead health education teachers. Profiles monitors the current status of:

  • School health education requirements and content
  • Physical education requirements
  • Asthma management activities
  • Nutrition Services
  • Family and community involvement in school health programs
  • School health policies on HIV and AIDS prevention, tobacco-use prevention, violence prevention, and physical activity

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How are Profiles Data Used?

State and local education and health officials use Profiles data to:

  • Describe school health policies and practices and compare them across jurisdiction s
  • Identify professional development needs
  • Plan and monitor programs
  • Support health-related policies and legislation
  • Advocate for school health programs