Healthy Zone Schools

The Healthy Zone Schools program supports and rewards schools that promote healthy behaviors. The program provides over 170 schools with tools and resources to create a health-conscious culture that improves academic performance and encourages habits for lifelong wellbeing. Healthy Zone School students demonstrate higher STAAR passing rates, an overall increase in academic performance and higher attendance rates than other Texas schools.

Results & Impact


177

schools have participated in the program since 2011


145,000

kids have been positively affected by the program


37%

of kids moved in a positive direction for aerobic capacity

The Healthy Zone School Program was developed by:
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas in partnership with the Cooper Institute®.

And enjoys the support of these generous sponsors:
GE • PepsiCo Foundation • Meadows Foundation • Oncor • Target Corporation