The Healthy Youth Survey (HYS) is a collaborative effort of the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, the Department of Health, the Health Care Authority - Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery, and Liquor and Cannabis Board.
It is administered every other year since 1988 to students in grades 6,8,10, & 12.
The Healthy Youth Survey provides important survey results about the health of adolescents in Washington. County prevention coordinators, community mobilization coalitions, community public health and safety networks, and others use this information to guide policy and programs that serve youth.
Also, the report provides information to the schools that will provide us the opportunity to improve students safety, engagement, and education.
The Survey Report for the 2018 questionnaire survey is attached for your review. There is also a powerpoint with select data from the report that will be presented to the board.