Student Health Services

Student Health Data

Published: 2/13/2024 10:24 AM

​​The KDE Division of District Support provides school district level student health data reports only. Local school districts have access to more detailed reports for their own district. Anyone from the public can access the KDE Data Requests web page and enter specific information describing their request.

For direct assistance please contact Tonia Hickman at 502-564-5279.

You can access the related datasets on the KDE Open House Supplemental Health Data Page​


Tracking of Portable Automated External Defibrillators (AED)

As of June 29, 2023, KRS​ 158.1621 requires school districts to report to the Kentucky Department of Education the number of portable automated external defibrillators (AED) at each school within the district. Using this information, KDE is required to publish a report on the number of AEDs in Kentucky public schools by school and school district to the department's website and submit the report to the General Assembly's Interim Joint Committee on Education, Interim Joint Committee on Health Services, and Interim Joint Committee on Families and Children by October 1 of each year. Guidance on how to enter this data into Infinite Campus can be found in the Health Data Standard.

2023 Automated External​ Defibrillator (AED) Count - House Bill 331

Per KRS 158.1621 Section 2, “By October 1 of each year, the Kentucky Department of Education shall publish a report on the number of portable automated external defibrillators in Kentucky public schools by school and school district to the department's website and submit the report to the General Assembly's Interim Joint Committee on Education and Interim Joint Committee on Health, Welfare, and Family Services”. ​The full report is available in the School AED Counts Report.

​​​​**On March 17, 2020, Kentucky Schools were closed to in-person instruction due to Covid-19.  Most schools across the state did not resume in-person instruction until Fall, 2021.  During the Covid-19 pandemic, mass health screenings have not been recommended by the Kentucky Department of Public Health and the Kentucky Department of Education to help prevent the spread of Covid-19.  Therefore, student health data will reflect this recommendation.**


​School Nurse Counts ​

School Nurse Counts 2021-2022

School Nurse Counts 2022-2023


Health Office Visits  

Health Office Visits 2021-2022

Health Office Visits 2022-2023​​


Chronic Health Conditions (Top 9)  
This report captures the top nine chronic health conditions of students across Kentucky and by school district.​

Chronic Health Conditions Data 2021-2022

Chronic Health Conditions Infographic 2021-2022


Chronic Health Conditions Data 2022-2023

Chronic Health Conditions Infographic 2022-2023​​


Preventive Health Exams for Entry Level and Grade 6  

This report shows the number and percent of students in each district who have met the requirement of a Preventative Health Exam (school physical) for initial school entry and Grade 6.

Preventative Health Exam Data 2021-2022

Preventative Health Exam Data 2022-2023


Vision  

This report shows the number and percent of students who received a vision exam, screening or referral in each local district by grade in school. KRS 156.160 requires a vision exam for initial entry into school. 702 KAR 1:160 allows school districts to select which grades will be screened.

Vision Data 2021-2022

Vision Data 2022-2023

 

Hearing  
This report shows the number of students in each district who received a hearing screening, exam or referral, by grade in school. Per 702 KAR 1:160, school districts select which grades will be screened.

Hearing Data 2021-2022

Hearing Data 2022-2023

 Dental   

This report shows the number of students in each district that have received a dental exam, screening or referral. ​Per KRS 156.160, a dental exam or screening is conducted between January 1 and December 31 the year of a child's initial entry to school. ​
Dental Data 2021-2022

Dental Data 2022-2023

 

Immunization Certificates  

This report shows the total number of students, by district and grade, who have a current immunization certificate (including provisional, standard, medical or religious).

Immunization Data 2021-2022

Immunization Data 2022-2023


 Body Mass Index (BMI)​  

This report shows the number of students in each district that received a body mass index screening including average body mass and body mass percentage.

Body Mass Index 2021-2022

Body Mass Index 2022-2023


Stock Emergency Medications

​This report captures​ the number of Stock Emergency Medications used or administered in each district as defined in KRS 158.838.

2023 Stock Emergency Medications


Accessibility

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Tonia Hickman
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Office of Operations and Finance
Division of District Support
300 Sower Blvd., 4th floor 
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-5279
Fax (502) 564-6771
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