What is meant by Green and Healthy?
The Green & Healthy School Program is joint initiative of Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful and Gwinnett County Public Schools. It is a system of strategic planning, teaching, learning and doing that results in a greener and healthier natural world.
Making your way to a Green & Healthy School begins with The Green & Healthy Achievement Profile (G-HAP) (click here).
The Green & Healthy Achievement Profile (G- HAP) is a road map / action plan for schools, administrators, and teachers to guide in the planning, executing, and assessing the effectiveness of environmental lessons, activities, standards, and school programs. Putting your EAP plans into action will enhance 21st century learning and help you make your way toward a Green & Healthy School Program.
Benefits for Schools
- Dynamic Learning Opportunities: Providing meaningful real world content for engaging students in mastering county and state curriculum standards and improving academic achievement.
- Productive Learning Environments: Creating and maintaining healthy school environments for successful teaching an learning.
- Environmental Benefits: Conserving natural resources by implementing environmentally sound practices.
- Economic Benefits: Saving funds by improving school resources efficiently and recognizing opportunities for cost avoidance.
- Citizen Engagement: Increasing citizen involvement and opportunities for academic service learning.
- Environmental Literacy: Demonstrating knowledge, actions and behaviors which improve our environment and reduce society’s impact on the natural world.
- Recognition: Earning recognition for accomplishments and improvements made through each level.
Green and Healthy Schools for 2019
Congratulations to the following schools for their efforts to ensure a greener and healthier natural world.
|Archer Cluster||McConnell Middle School||Taking Action|
|Harbins Elementary||Reaching Higher|
|Lovin Elementary School||Reaching Higher|
|Berkmar High School||Progressing|
|Minor Elementary School||Reaching Higher|
|Corley Elementary School||Reaching Higher|
|Brookwood High School||Reaching Higher|
|Brookwood Elementary||Taking Action|
|Craig Elementary||Taking Action|
|Gwin Oaks Elementary School||Taking Action|
|Head Elementary School||Progressing|
|Central Gwinnett Custer||Jordan Middle School||Taking Action|
|Jenkins Elementary School||Taking Action|
|Moore Middle School||Progressing|
|Lawrenceville Elementary School||Reaching Higher|
|Winn Holt Elementary School||Reaching Higher|
|Collins Hill Cluster||Creekland Middle School||Taking Action|
|McKendree Elementary School||Taking Action|
|Rock Springs Elementary School||Discovering|
|Walnut Grove Elementary School||Taking Action|
|Discovery High School||Reaching Higher|
|Richards Middle School||Taking Action|
|Baggett Elementary School||Reaching Higher|
|Duluth Cluster||Coleman Middle School||Taking Action|
|Duluth Middle School||Progressing|
|Berkeley Lake Elementary School||Taking Action|
|Chesney Elementary School||Taking Action|
|Grayson High School||Progressing|
|Bay Creek Middle School||Taking Action|
|Grayson Elementary School||Taking Action|
|Trip Elementary School||Reaching Higher|
|Couch Middle School||Taking Action|
|Pharr Elementary School||Reaching Higher|
|Lanier High School||Reaching Higher|
|Sugar Hill Elementary School||Taking Action|
|Sycamore Elementary School||Reaching Higher|
|Meadowcreek High School||Reaching Higher|
|Lilburn Middle School||Progressing|
|Lilburn Elementary School||Taking Action|
|Nesbit Elementary School||Taking Action|
|Rockbridge Elementary School||Progressing|
|Radloff Middle School||Taking Action|
|Graves Elementary School||Taking Action|
|Mill Creek Cluster||Harmony Elementary School||Taking Action|
|Ivy Creek Elementary School||Progressing|
|Fort Daniel Elementary School||Reaching Higher|
|Puckett’s Mill Elementary School||Reaching Higher|
|Mountain View Cluster
|Dyer Elementary School||Taking Action|
|Freeman’s Mill Elementary School||Taking Action|
|Norcross Cluster||Norcross High School||Taking Action|
|Simpson Elementary School||Taking Action|
|Stripling Elementary School||Taking Action|
|Beaver Ridge Elementary School||Progressing|
|Norcross Elementary School||Taking Action|
|North Gwinnett Cluster
|North Gwinnett Middle School||Reaching Higher|
|Level Creek Elementary School||Progressing|
|Riverside Elementary School||Progressing|
|Roberts Elementary School||Reaching Higher|
|Suwanee Elementary School||Taking Action|
|Parkview Cluster||Trickum Middle||Discovering|
|Arcado Elementary School||Reaching Higher|
|Camp Creek Elementary School||Reaching Higher|
|Peachtree Ridge Cluster
|Peachtree Ridge High School||Progressing|
|Hull Middle School||Reaching Higher|
|Mason Elementary School||Reaching Higher|
|Parsons Elementary School||Taking Action|
|Anderson-Livsey Elementary School||Progressing|
|Partee Elementary School||Progressing|
|South Gwinnett Cluster||Grace Snell Middle School||Discovering|
|Other Schools||Gwinnett Online Campus||Progressing|
|Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology||Progressing|
|Maxwell High School of Technology||Reaching Higher|
|Oakland Meadow School||Progressing|
|Phoenix High School||Progressing|
81 and under
|Schools focus on discovering and recognizing healthy, environmentally sound practices and activities that are already in place, while learning about improvements that can be implemented.|
|Schools must complete educational initiatives in each of the following seven evaluation areas: Waste Reduction & Recycling, Education & Stewardship, Water Conservation & Watershed Protection, Air Quality, Energy Conservation, Beautification & Green space Preservation, and Community Impact.|
|Taking Action GHS
|These schools expand their involvement in all seven evaluation areas, as well as demonstrate curriculum integration and alignment to AKS Standards. Schools must also exhibit and show environmental STEM lessons, as well as a PBL unit with an environmental focus. A minimum of one (1) student-initiated project that impacts our environment and community must be established and completed.|
|Reaching Higher GHS
244 and above
|Schools demonstrate all of the above, as well as exceptional cross-curricular involvement and vertical planning of program components. They must complete a minimum of two (2) student-initiated projects that show impact in our environment and community.|