Goal A | Goal B | Goal C | Goal D | Goal E

Goal C: All Children and Youth
are Physically, Emotionally,
and Mentally Healthy

 
 

C1. ALL MOTHERS HAVE HEALTHY BIRTHS

Definition: We track births under 37 weeks of gestation (preterm).

5-Yr Target: Adopt the U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Control Healthy People 2020 target to decrease the preterm birth rate to 9.4%. Since African American mothers are the only group in San Francisco experiencing preterm births rates higher than the national goal, the target is specific to this group.

 

C2. CHILDREN AND YOUTH HAVE HEALTHY BODIES

Definition: We track the percent of 5th, 7th, and 9th Grade SFUSD students who have an aerobic capacity or body max index (BMI) that falls within the Cooper Fitness Gram "Healthy Fitness Zone" (HFZ).

5-Yr Target: Achieve a 10% increase over School Year 2016-17 levels of 5th, 7th, and 9th Grade SFUSD students with a healthy BMI and aerobic capacity.

 

C3. ALL CHILDREN ENJOY GOOD ORAL HEALTH

Definition: We measure the percentage of SFUSD kindergarteners who have caries experience (past or present cavities) on an annual basis.

5-Yr Target: Achieve a 15% gap or less in cavity rates among African American, Asian, and Latinx kindergarteners compared to White kindergarteners.

 

C4. MENTAL WELLBEING

Definition: We measure the percentage of SFUSD high school students who do not report feeling symptoms of depression (feeling sad or hopeless almost every day for 2 weeks or more in a row so that they stopped doing some usual activities, during the 12 months before the survey).

5-Yr Target: Increase mental wellbeing by 5% over 2015 levels among gay, lesbian, bisexual, African-American, LatinX, mixed-race and female students who are typically more likely to report symptoms of depression.

 

C5. ALL YOUTH HAVE A CARING ADULT IN THEIR LIFE

Definition: We track two questions on the SFUSD Culture Climate survey: 1) the percent of students who report having an adult at school who really cares about them and 2) an adult outside of school and the home who really cares about them. Data shown is an aggregate of "pretty much true" and "very much true" survey responses.

5-Yr Target: Increase the number of seventh, ninth, and eleventh grade SFUSD students who have a teacher or another adult at school who is genuinely invested in their wellbeing by at least 7% over School Year 2017-18 levels.