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HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms

Last Published: 02/21/2017

HealthierUS School Challenge award ceremony

Recognizing Excellence in Nutrition and Physical Activity

The HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms (HUSSC: SL) is a voluntary certification initiative recognizing those schools enrolled in Team Nutrition that have created healthier school environments  through promotion of nutrition and physical activity.

Since the beginning of the HealthierUS School Challenge in 2004, awards have been given to schools in 50 States and the District of Columbia.  As of January 30, 2017, there are 4,178 schools certified (2,866 Bronze, 849 Silver, 311 Gold, and 152 Gold Award of Distinction).

HeealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms

Recent Award Winners
The HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchroom (HUSSC: SL) announces 19 award winners from Kansas, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ohio, and South Dakota.

HealthierUS School Challenge Criteria

USDA Helps Schools Make Lunchrooms "Smarter"

Take the HealthierUS School Challenge using the 2014 Criteria and Guidance