2B High Standards for Nutrition, Fitness & Outdoor Time


2B1: Which practices does your school employ to promote nutrition, physical activity and overall school health?

• Our school participates in the USDA’s HeathierUS School Challenge or another nutrition program.

• Our school participates in a Farm to School program or other program to utilize local food in our cafeteria.

• Our school has an onsite food garden.

• Our school garden supplies food for our cafeteria.

• Our students spent an average of at least 120 minutes per week over the past year in school supervised physical education.

• At least 50% of our students’ annual physical education takes place outdoors.

• At least 50% of our students have participated in the EPA’s Sunwise program (or other equivalent UV protection and skin health education program).


HealthierUS School Challenge  Farm to School Program  Green Food Service

Edible School Yard Project  The President’s Challenge  The First Lady’s Let’s Move!

Sunwise Program

2B2: What percentage (by cost) of food purchased by your school is certified as “environmentally preferable” (e.g. Organic, FairTrade, Food Alliance, Rainforest Alliance, etc.)?

2B3: Describe any additional progress your school has made in terms of the school’s built and natural environment (including unique community and/or business partnerships) to promote overall student and staff health and safety.