7-year-old worries she is fat after school sends home note stating her body mass index is too high

7-year-old worries she is fat after school sends home note stating her body mass index is too high

Kylee Moss, 7, of Missouri, was informed by Hillcrest Elementary that her body mass index is too high, leading the little girl to believe she is fat.

An unsealed letter with results from a body mass index test was sent home with children from Hillcrest Elementary. The testing occurred during physical education class.

Kylee’s mother, Amanda Moss, is outraged. “She goes, ‘Does this mean I’m fat?’ and I said, ‘No, this does not mean you are fat,'” Amanda told Kylee.

Amanda says that Kylee is 3-foot-10 and weighs 54 pounds. “She is tiny. She has no body fat at all,” Amanda said.

“They send home a piece of paper that says, ‘Here is a box. Your child doesn’t fit into it. Here is what you should do to fit into the box,'” Kylee’s mother said, according to the Daily Mail.

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