25 South Carolina schools named as some of healthiest in the United States

Some of American’s healthiest schools are in South Carolina. Twenty-five schools were among a total 461 recognized recently as “America’s Healthiest Schools” by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, a national organization that empowers kids to develop lifelong, healthy habits.

The schools earned the distinction by successfully meeting a rigorous set of criteria for serving healthier meals and snacks, getting students moving more, offering high-quality health and physical education, and empowering school leaders to be healthy role models.

South Carolina’s healthiest schools are:

Anderson School District 4

ndleton Elementary School
Pendleton High School
Riverside Middle School
Townville Elementary School

Berkeley County School District
Sangaree Elementary School

Dorchester County School District 2
Alston Middle School

Lexington County School District 1
Midway Elementary School

Newberry County School District
Newberry Middle School
Mid-Carolina Middle School

Richland County School District 1
Bradley Elementary School
Brockman Elementary School
Caughman Road Elementary School
Dreher High School
Eau Claire High School
J.P. Thomas Elementary
Logan Elementary School
Rosewood Elementary School
Satchel Ford Elementary School
W.G. Sanders Middle School
Watkins Nance Elementary School
Hopkins Middle School
Lower Richland High School
Southeast Middle School

Spartanburg School District 3
Cowpens Elementary School

All of the award-winning, meet or exceed federal nutrition standards for school meals and snacks, offer breakfast daily, implement district wellness policies and update progress annually, and provide students with at least 60 minutes of physical education per week and ensure physical activity throughout the school day.

To view the complete list of America’s Healthiest Schools visit HealthiestSchools.org.