Wellness Committee

Last Updated: 6/22/2022 2:38 PM

Deer Park WellnessBased on guidelines from the Ohio Department of Education, each school district in the state is required to create a Local Wellness Policy for the school district in an effort to:

  • Promote students' health
  • Promote students' well being
  • Promote students' ability to learn

These requirements include:

  • Promoting specific goals for school wellness
  • Standards for nutrition guidelines for all foods and beverages sold to students
  • Standard and nutrition guidelines for all foods and beverages provided, but not sold to students
  • Policy for food and beverages marketing
  • Description of public involvement, public updates, policy leadership and evaluation plan

Districts must also establish wellness policy leadership to ensure the school complies. Below, you will find links to documents related to the Deer Park Schools Local Wellness Policy.