PA-6.2 Increase the proportion of school districts that require regularly scheduled elementary school recess

National Data Source
School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (CDC/NCHHSTP)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
57.1 (2006)
Target
62.8
Target-Setting Method
Projection/trend analysis
Numerator
Number of districts that require that elementary schools provide students with regularly scheduled recess
Denominator
Number of districts (538)
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the 2006 School Health Policies and Programs Study:

[NUMERATOR:]

Does your district require or recommend that elementary schools provide students with regularly scheduled recess?

  • Require
  • Recommend
  • Neither
Data Collection Frequency
Periodic
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable