The California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS) is an anonymous, confidential survey of school climate and safety, student wellness, and youth resiliency. The survey is administered to students in grades five, seven, nine, and eleven provide data to improve the school learning environment, academic achievement, and the health and wellbeing of our youth. It includes questions on the supports provided to children; school connectedness, climate, and safety; and risk factors such as violence and substance use.
Student participation is voluntary and anonymous. Your child does not have to take the survey. No names or any other identifying information is connected to the answers except for the name of the school.
District and county reports from every administration of the California Healthy Kids Survey in California schools since Fall of 2007. Reports are posted in November of each year for the previous year’s surveys. Search for previous year's surveys.