The realisation of the value of data sharing, and the extended capability for collaborative practice, has led to the growing development of data sharing systems between organisations and sectors. In the school environment, sharing a student’s health information may facilitate schools and teachers manage health conditions and provide additional support and interventions both in and out of the classroom. These additional supports and tailored interventions may improve academic achievement, whānau and community engagement and the holistic health of students. Sharing tapu and sensitive information however does not come without its risks and concerns from parents and teachers. In order to protect this information, there is a growing need for governments to provide direction in the collection, use and management of this information, monitor the use of such information containing to its’ citizens, and understand public perception when utilising this information within their own practice. This research will discuss current legal and ethical frameworks of sharing information in Aotearoa New Zealand, establish a health profile of students with low oral language skills, and discover what key stakeholders’ perceptions are regarding sharing students health information with schools. It aims to consider the future development of a culturally responsive digital health information sharing system, that will improve the academic outcomes of students whose health could negatively impact their academic development.