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Assess a School, District, or Out-of-School Time Site

Healthier Generation supports schools, districts, and out-of-school time sites in creating and sustaining healthier environments wherever kids live, learn, and play.

Our proven process comes to life in the Healthier Generation Action Center, an easy-to-use, online platform where participants build a wellness team, assess their school or site, track progress, and access resources and trainings.

After creating a free account, health champions can log in and answer a variety of questions to get an instant snapshot of their environment. Our evidence-based assessments support leaders in identifying actionable steps to meet the comprehensive health needs of students and staff.

Explore our assessment library below and get started by creating a free account in the Action Center.

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Schools & Districts

Healthy Schools Assessment

The Healthy Schools Assessment is Healthier Generation’s version of the School Health Index (SHI). A district version allows district leaders to provide suggested responses to their schools for a selection of criteria from the school version. It covers:

  • Physical activity
  • Nutrition
  • Employee wellness
  • Other health topics

Quick Start Health Assessment

As schools and districts return to learning in the 2020-2021 school year, this quick, 10 or 15 question assessment supports them in prioritizing and implementing key mental, physical and social health practices within the context of COVID-19. It covers:

  • Teaming and implementation
  • Staff health
  • Mental health and wellness
  • Physical activity and physical education
  • Food access and other social health considerations

Resilience in School Environments (RISE) Index

The RISE Index is a social-emotional well-being assessment tool that helps school and district leaders assess, prioritize, and plan key actions that promote the social-emotional health of staff and students. It covers:

  • Staff well-being
  • Social-emotional health policies and practices
  • Discipline practices
  • Other social-emotional health topics

Tobacco-Free District Assessment

The Tobacco-Free District Assessment support districts in strengthening and sustaining 100% tobacco-free environments by assessing the strength and implementation of their tobacco policies. It covers:

  • Prohibitions and allowances
  • Implementation and accountability
  • Violations
  • Education
  • Cessation

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Out-of-School Time

Healthy Out-of-School Time Assessment

The Healthy Out-of-School Time Assessment was created in partnership with the National AfterSchool Association and is based on the National AfterSchool Association's Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (HEPA) Standards 2.0. It covers:

  • Content and quality
  • Staff training
  • Social supports
  • Program supports
  • Environmental supports

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