California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS)

California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS)

Who? Grades 5, 7, 9, and 11
When? Feb. 1-5, 2016
Content? Survey on student behaviors, activities, and perceptions of school climate and safety
format? Computer-based
purpose? • Allows schools and districts to monitor whether they are providing the critical developmental supports and opportunities that promote healthy growth and learning.
• Assesses health risks, specifically relating to alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) use; school violence; physical health; resilience and youth development; and school climate.