D51 Local School Wellness Page

****This page is a work in progress as School District 51 continues to develop our Local School Wellness Policies****


Current Board Policies on Wellness: ADF School Wellness Policy and ADF-E Guidelines for Nutritious Choices in Vending Machines, ADF-R School Wellness, AFEA Nutritious Food Choices, EFC Free & Reduced Priced Food, & EFC-R Free and Reduced Priced Food Services.


Why a School Wellness Program?  "Each local educational agency that participates in the National School Lunch Program or other federal Child Nutrition programs is required by federal law to establish a local school wellness policy for all schools under its jurisdiction."  https://www.fns.usda.gov/tn/local-school-wellness-policy


Key Components of Wellness Program:

Nutrition Services  - Smart Snack Reference Guide http://www.cde.state.co.us/nutrition/osnsmartsnacksandcompetitivefoodsquickreferenceguide

                            - Colorado Policy on Fundraising http://www.cde.state.co.us/nutrition/smartsnackscolopolicyexemptfundraisers

Mental Heath: 


Nursing Services


Physical Activity


Key Partners in the Community:

Mesa County Human Services  Mesa County Health Department 

Health First Colorado Medicaid Program    Hilltop Children, Youth & Family Services  and B4 Babies & Beyond

Learn more about the current health of Mesa County here Healthy Mesa County 2015-2017