Policy Map

To review nationwide physical education and nutrition policy scores, search by year, grade level, and policy area. You can also select a specific state from the map to view an in-depth state profile. For a description of the CLASS policies and how they are scored, including their data sets and related documents, take a look at our Methodology page.


Physical Education Law Nutrition Law
Grade Level
Policy Area


Data for this policy area was not collected for the selected year.

The information provided in this map is based on data collected and coded by the University of Illinois Chicago through a contract from the National Cancer Institute to Westat (HHSN261201800002B) and reflects the codified law of each state as of December 31 of the specified year. CLASS scores reflect the effective date of the law, not the law creation date.

2016 / Nutrition / All School Levels / Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening

The Body Mass Index (BMI) screening score reflects the degree to which state law addresses the prevention of overweight and obesity in accordance with the IOM and Federal Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommended standard.

For full CLASS Scoring Key and Variable information visit: https://class.cancer.gov/StateProfiles

Scores

0 No provision

1 Screening recommended

2 Screening mandated, grades not specified

3 Screening mandated, all grades

Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening / 2016

The Body Mass Index (BMI) screening score reflects the degree to which state law addresses the prevention of overweight and obesity in accordance with the IOM and Federal Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommended standard.

Scores

0 No provision

1 Screening recommended

2 Screening mandated, grades not specified

3 Screening mandated, all grades

State Elementary Middle High
FL 2 2 2
GA 0 0 0
HI 0 0 0
IA 0 0 0
MS 0 0 0
MT 0 0 0
NC 0 0 0
ND 0 0 0
SD 0 0 0
TN 1 1 1
TX 0 0 0
UT 0 0 0
VA 0 0 0
VT 0 0 0
WA 0 0 0
WI 0 0 0
AK 0 0 0
AL 0 0 0
AR 2 2 2
AZ 0 0 0
ID 0 0 0
IL 2 2 2
IN 0 0 0
KS 0 0 0
NE 0 0 0
NH 0 0 0
NJ 0 0 0
NM 0 0 0
WV 0 0 0
WY 0 0 0
CA 0 0 0
KY 0 0 0
LA 0 0 0
MA 0 0 0
MD 0 0 0
NV 0 0 0
NY 2 2 2
OH 1 1 1
OK 0 0 0
CO 0 0 0
CT 0 0 0
DC 0 0 0
DE 0 0 0
ME 2 2 2
MI 0 0 0
MN 0 0 0
MO 0 0 0
OR 0 0 0
PA 0 0 0
RI 0 0 0
SC 0 0 0

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