School Wellness Resources

The school wellness resources below help provide opportunities for students to get physical activity, eat healthy and create overall wellness. These resources aim to promote healthy and equitable school environments.

You can help improve the health of your school community with resources from our Healthy Schools Toolkit.

School Wellness Policy Templates

School wellness policies help create safe and accessible environments that support healthy eating, physical activity and the mental well-being of students, families and staff.

The following policy templates can help you improve the health of your school community:

¡Buen Provecho! — Eat Well

¡Buen Provecho! — Eat Well aims to improve healthy food choices, increase access to affordable, nutritious food and foster family engagement within schools. The curricula was developed by registered dietitians. Each lesson contains step-by-step instructions, a list of necessary supplies, an activity and optional discussion questions.

The curricula is free and available for download:

  • The Breakfast Club Curriculum (PDF) features 10-to-15 minute lessons on nutrition and healthy eating for parents/guardians.

  • Eating Healthy for Success (PDF) is an NYC Department of Education-approved curriculum that integrates New York State Next Generation learning standards for pre-K through first graders.

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