Research shows that healthy students have better attendance and perform better in school, academically and socially. The Chicago Board of Education is committed to addressing barriers to learning through health promotion and disease prevention activities designed to improve the quality of life for students attending the Chicago Public Schools. We also strive to decrease health disparities within the district through the coordination of school health programs and services.
If your child has asthma, CPS requests that you and your child’s physician complete several important forms.
Students in kindergarten, 2nd, and 6th grade must have a dental exam by May 15 of the current school year.
At developmentally appropriate ages, CPS introduces students to a variety of human growth and development topics.
Learn more about our hearing screenings and exams for students.
View and download the minimum health requirements for the Chicago Public Schools.
Find a medical home for you and your family.
Many students are required to have a vision screening by Oct. 15 of the current school year.
Learn more about the Youth Risk Behavior Survey and link to past results.