Chapter 3701-65 Service Delivery to Multiple Needs Children

3701-65-01 School reporting of body mass index and weight status category.

(A) The board of education of a city, exempted village, local school district and governing authority of a chartered nonpublic school, that has decided to screen body mass index and weight of its students pursuant to division (A) of section 3313.674 of the Revised Code, shall report annually the following for children enrolled in kindergarten, third grade, fifth grade and ninth grade to the Ohio department of health:

(1) The name of the school district or nonpublic chartered school;

(2) For each student measured:

(a) Aggregated data per grade level screened; and

(b) Aggregated data per sex of the students screened.

(B) For purposes of this rule, "body mass index and weight status category" means body mass index for age percentile, as calculated using the United States department of health and human services, centers for disease control and prevention BMI calculator for children and teens, available at or on the department's website at under "referenced material."

(C) The board of governing authority shall submit the information required under paragraph (A) of this rule annually to the department of health electronically or on paper forms approved by the department of health. The report shall be submitted to the department prior to the first day of June of each school year.

Effective: 9/1/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 06/06/2016 and 09/01/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3313.674
Rule Amplifies: 3313.674
Prior Effective Dates: 4/21/2016