Reporting to the Public

Inform and update the public about the content, leadership, and implementation of the local school wellness policy.

Local School Wellness Policy Public Notification

Marin County Office of Education.

Sample policy language around public notification and an example communication plan.

Annual Wellness Report Card (2015)

Fayette County Public Schools in Kentucky.

This Web site provides an overview of the annual Wellness Report Card that reviews nutrition initiatives and physical activity district-wide, and includes archived report cards and recommendations to improve overall student wellness. This is one way other school districts can meet the public reporting requirement for wellness policies, as long as the required reporting requirements are included.

Wellness Report Card (2012) (PDF | 261 KB)

Williamstown Independent Schools in Kentucky.

This is an example of a district wellness report card that summarizes one district’s efforts in nutrition and physical activity. Other school districts can refer to this example as a starting point when reporting on school wellness policy elements and include more specific information required in the law.

Physical Education and Wellness Measure for Local Report Cards (November 2015)

Ohio Department of Education.

The Healthy Choices for Healthy Children Act in Ohio requires schools to track student physical activity, health, and wellness data for an annual evaluation. The report card is used as an awareness tool and includes 12 benchmark measurements.

Wellness Committee Board Report 2009-2011 (PDF | 108 KB)

Lompoc Unified School District.

Example of a report summarizing the progress in achieving the goals of the local school wellness policy.

Wellness Policy Brochure (PDF | 2.67 MB)

San Marcos Unified School District.

Example brochure from a school district that communicates the location of the wellness policy, specific elements of the policy, and contact information for wellness leaders.

Wellness Policy Tool: Communicate the Results

Action for Healthy Kids.

This tool provides ideas on communication methods, questions for consideration, and other resources.