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Wellness Schools of Distinction

The AACPS Wellness Schools of Distinction Award recognizes schools that demonstrate a high priority for the health and well being of students, staff, and school supporters by going beyond the curriculum to produce positive outcomes for the entire school community.

In order to win the prestigious honor, schools must show significant effort in establishing initiatives that address all of the ten components of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC).

  • health education
  • physical activity
  • health services
  • nutrition environment and services
  • counseling, psychological, and social services
  • social and emotional climate
  • physical environment
  • employee wellness
  • family engagement
  • community involvement

As an extension of the AACPS Wellness Council and policy, the award is given annually. The application process is from April-June annually. Schools who have already received the award may reapply every three years.


    AACPS WELLNESS SCHOOLS OF DISTINCTION - PAST AWARDS

  2015

  • Pasadena Elementary School

  2014

  • Arnold Elementary School
  • Hilltop Elementary School
  • Jacobsville Elementary School
  • Southern High School

    2013

  • Shipley’s Choice Elementary School
  • South River High School

     2012

  • Maryland City Elementary School

     2011

  • Arnold Elementary School
  • Jacobsville Elementary School
  • Meade Middle School