GROW Healthy Schools

School Overview

GROW Healthy Kids & Communities helps schools survey and improve school nutrition and physical activity environments. GROW HKC supports evidence-based modifications to school environments and policies to promote and improve students’ healthy eating and physical activity behaviors at school.

School Surveys

bullet point School Physical Activity & Nutrition Environment Tool (SPAN-ET)
Families will have an opportunity to measure their physical activity using accelerometers.
bullet point SPAN-ET Feedback
The SPAN report suggests evidence-based improvement strategies and highlights positive actions resulting from environmentally-based treatments.
   

School Feedback

bullet point SPAN-ET Feedback
The SPAN-ET report suggests evidence-based improvement strategies and highlights positive actions resulting from environmentally-based treatments.
bullet point Weight Status and Physical Activity Feedback
These reports show the results of school-level assess-ments and suggest evidence-based improvement sand communication strategies.
   

School Action

bullet point GROW HKC and Wellness Committee Actions
bullet point Farm to school partnerships
bullet point Physical activity toolkits and trainings
bullet point Securing school-centered grants to promote healthy school environments