While we realize that making our schools healthier is its own reward, we also know that it’s important to recognize and celebrate all of the schools and school districts that take positive — and frequently difficult actions — toward improving the wellbeing of students and teachers.
That’s why we created the annual Healthy School Recognition Program. Learn more about last year’s honorees!
To recognize and celebrate public and private schools across Pennsylvania that have taken strides to create a Green and Healthy Learning environment for their school community. This program will help schools begin the process of achieving recognition in the PA Department of Education’s Green Ribbon Schools Program.
Open to all public and private K-12 schools and school districts in western and central Pennsylvania.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling admissions basis until April 22nd. A celebration luncheon will then be held mid-May to honor the awardees.
How to Apply
Everyone partaking in one or more of the activities listed on the Healthy Schools PA Report Card will be distinguished as a participant. Download and print the Report Card, or contact us to request a printed copy.
There are also three levels of honors recognition beyond participation:
Completion of at least 15 activities listed on the report card
High Honor Roll
Completion of at least 30 activities listed on report card
Chairman’s Highest Honor Roll
Completion of at least 75 activities listed on report card
Areas of Focus
- School Sustainability (containing six subcategories)
- School Grounds
- Community Engagement
- Curriculum Integration
- Administration (containing four subcategories)