School Wellness Policy

Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child
  • In recognition of the critical role schools play in promoting student health, preventing obesity, and combating problems associated with poor nutrition and physical inactivity, Congress passed the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act in 2004, which required all local education agencies (LEAs) that participate in the National School Lunch or School Breakfast Program to develop and implement a local school wellness policy. (https://www.education.pa.gov/Teachers%20-%20Administrators/Food-Nutrition/Pages/Local-Wellness.aspx)

    BASD School Wellness Policy

  • Wellness Policy Updates

    Annual Implementation and Status Review: October 2018

    Triennial Progress Assessments: At least once every three years, the Wellness Committee will evaluate compliance with the wellness policy and assess the implementation of the policy. 

    Spring 2020 Wellness Policy Assessment: