Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness Policy

Lucero Elementary School is committed to providing a school environment that promotes and protects children's health, well-being, and ability to learn by supporting healthy eating and physical activity.

Therefore, Lucero Elementary School will:

  • Provide opportunities for physical activity and encourage all students to be physically active on a regular basis.
  • Ensure that food and beverages sold or served at school meet the nutrition recommendations of the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
  • Ensure that school meals provide students with access to a variety of affordable, nutritious, and appealing foods that meet their health and nutritional needs.
  • Participate in available federal school meal programs.
  • Provide nutrition education and physical education to foster life-long habits of healthy eating and physical activity. 
  • Establish linkages between health education and school meal programs, and related community service agencies.

School Wellness Policies are a set of guidelines created by members of the School Wellness Team.

  • PS 311 is committed to increasing the health and wellness of its students.
  • PS 311 believes that fostering a healthy environment through wellness policies will create an environment conducive to learning and success.
  • PS 311 believes that healthy young people are more likely to become healthy adults. 

K-5 Physical Education Program

We provide at least 120 minutes per week of physical education to all students.

Additional Physical Fitness Activities Include

  • Yoga 
  • Tennis
  • Capoeira
  • Brainpower Wellness
  • Cheer 

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