Wellness Policy

San Jose Charter Academy 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 under a Coordinated School Health Program. It is the intent of SJCA that:
  • SJCA will engage students, parents, teachers, food service professionals, health professional, and other interested community members in developing, implementing, monitoring, and reviewing nutrition, health, wellness and physical activity policies.
  • All students in grades TK-8 will have opportunities, support, and encouragement to be physically active on a regular basis.
  • SJCA will provide nutrition education and physical education to foster lifelong habits of healthy programs, and related community services.
  • SJCA will provide a safe and healthy school environment that ensures that students and adults are physically and emotionally safe.
  • The wellness policy will be evaluated on an ongoing basis to measure the implementation and effectiveness of the policy.
The Wellness Policy focuses in 4 key areas:
  1. School Environment
  2. Nutrition & Nutrition Education
  3. Physical Education & Activity
  4. Community & Staff Involvement
To view our updated School Wellness Policy, click on the PDF.
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