Healthy School Environments
Healthier Schools for Healthier Kids
Helping states establish environmental health programs for K-12 schools.
Learn about the environmental factors that impact school siting decisions.
Read some of the exceptional school environmental health projects in EPA’s ten regions.
Best practices and lessons learned to help implement or enhance your state school environmental health programs.
School Bulletin Board
|September 21, 2015, 2-3:30 p.m.: How to Conduct a Pest Assessment at Your School. (EPA)|
|September 17, 2015, 1-2:00 p.m.: Pollution Solution: How to Create IAQ Policies, Plans and Practices to Control Pollutant Sources in Your School District. (EPA)|
|Visit the webinars page for more!|
Take action to improve children's health! EPA's comprehensive schools website offers all the resources you need to establish, maintain or enhance a school environmental health program.
State School Environmental Health Guidelines
Presents recommendations, case studies, and resources to help states create or improve environmental health programs for K-12 schools. Read the addendum for additional tips on implementing or enhancing your program.View the Guidelines
View the Addendum
Helps communities consider environmental health when establishing school site selection criteria and conducting environmental reviews of prospective sites.View the Guidelines
Model School Environmental Health Program
Provides actions to help schools implement and sustain environmental health programs around five key components.View the Model