GROW Healthy Schools

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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.

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School Surveys

bullet point School Physical Activity & Nutrition Environment Tool (SPAN-ET)
GROW surveys school-level physical activity and nutrition environments.
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


This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under award number 2011-68001-30020. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.