• NOTICE: PMSD is required under the National School Lunch Program to complete an assessment of the District's Wellness Policy every three years. Click HERE to review the current Triennial Assessment of the PMSD Wellness Policy.

    Student Wellness: 

    Pocono Mountain School District recognizes that student wellness and proper nutrition are related to students’ physical well-being, growth, development, and readiness to learn. The District strives to provide a school environment that promotes student wellness, proper nutrition, nutrition education, and regular physical activity as part of the total learning experience. In a healthy school environment, students will learn about and participate in positive dietary and lifestyle practices that can improve student achievement.

    Pocono Mountain offers the following:

    • A comprehensive nutrition program consistent with federal and state requirements. 
    • Access at reasonable cost to foods and beverages that meet established nutritional guidelines. 
    • Physical education courses and opportunities for developmentally appropriate physical activity during the school day. 
    • Curriculum and programs for grades K-12 that are designed to educate students about proper nutrition and lifelong physical activity, in accordance with State Board of Education curriculum regulations and academic standards.

    The District policy on Student Wellness is School Wellness Policy 246.

    Helpful Resources:


    Let’s Move in Schools – America’s Move to Raise a Healthier Generation of Kids

    National Institutes of Health
    Physical Activity Guidelines

    General Health/Wellness Resources
    Health Information for Individuals and Families
    Center for Disease Control
    Health.gov – Improve Health…Learn How

    Eating Disorders

    National Institute of Mental Health/Eating Disorders
    American Academy of Adolescent and Childhood Psychiatry/Teens: Eating Disorders