School Health Index (SHI)

Constructs Measured

Implementation Outcomes Compliance/Fidelity
Implementation Determinants Readiness to Implement
Communication of Policy

Policy Application

Setting Schools
Topic Infectious and Chronic Disease

Basic Information

The SHI is a 182-item tool designed to help schools assess the extent to which they are implementing the policies and practices included in the research-based guidelines and strategies for school health and safety programs developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Transferability of measure across settings: Setting-specific

Citing Literature

Empirical use: Brener ND, Pejavara A, McManus, T. Applying the School Health Index to a nationally representative sample of schools: update for 2006. Journal of School Health. 2011;81(2):81-90. doi:10.1111/j.1746-1561.2010.00564.x

Policy Application in Reviewed Studies

Setting: Schools

Topic: Nutrition

Country: United States

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