School Health

Health and Academics

Healthy students are better learners. There is evidence demonstrating a direct link between better nutrition and physical activity levels in students and their academic success. An interdependent relationship exists and effective school health programs and policies are needed to create a school environment that supports healthy behaviors and academic achievement. The following presentation offers further support of this relationship:

Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child

The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model is a coordinated approach that is designed to improve learning and health outcomes for students while positively influencing the health of the entire school and its community.

School Health Resources


Page last updated: December 19, 2017