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HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms

Last Published: 09/05/2018

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.

HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms

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 August 31, 2018, there are 3,498 schools certified (2,448 Bronze, 937 Silver, 270 Gold, and 43 Gold Award of Distinction).

 

Notice: The USDA Food and Nutrition Service will no longer be accepting applications for the HealthierUS School Challenge (formally known as the HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms or HUSSC: SL) Award Program, effective July 1, 2018. Please contact tn-hussc@fns.usda.gov for additional information.