Components of Coordinated School Health

Coordinated School Health Model: Health Education; Physical Education; Health Services; Nutrition Services; Counseling, Psychological, and Social Services; Healthy School Environment; Health Promotion for Staff; Family and Community Involvement.

Youth, Parent, Family, Community Involvement
Encourage the participation of parents and youth in policy development and school involvement. This includes the integration of community providers with schools.

Comprehensive School Health Education
Kindergarten through high school health education curriculum that is sequential, developmentally appropriate and includes instruction and assessment.

Physical Education & Physical Activity
Physical education classes that promote physical fitness, motor skills, social and personal interaction and life-long physical activity.

School Counseling, Physical & Behavioral Health Services
Physical health and behavioral health services including substance abuse services that meet the needs of all students.

Nutrition Services
Food and snacks available at school and at school events that are balanced and nutritious.

Health Promotion & Wellness
Work-site health promotion programs that encourage and support staff in pursuing healthy behaviors and lifestyles.

Physical Environment
Safe and aesthetic physical structure, school grounds and transportation.

School Climate
A school atmosphere supported by programs and policies that nurture positive behavior, assure safety and promote a feeling of belonging and respect for all students.


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For questions about statewide programs or policies administered at the local level, contact the Health Department District Office near you.

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