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Office of Student Health & Wellness
42 W. Madison Street
Chicago, IL 60602
Healthy CPS, an initiative led by the CPS Office of Student Health and Wellness (OSHW), aims to remove health-related barriers to learning so that students may succeed in college, career and life. Healthy students are better learners.
Healthy CPS aligns with Healthy Chicago, the city’s first public health agenda.
The goal of Healthy CPS is to make sure students have access to a healthy school environment centered around:
To create a Healthy CPS that serves as a national benchmark for student health and wellness. CPS is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our students.
The Office of Student Health and Wellness is composed of four departments that work together to accomplish the Healthy CPS vision.
We encourage families to learn about the programs and services Office of Student Health and Wellness offers to ensure your child’s health and wellness needs are met and how you can get involved.
The Office of Student Health and Wellness uses two departments that work together to accomplish the Healthy CPS vision:
Student Health: Mobilizes CPS schools to align with chronic condition health policies, coordinate health services, and promote sexual health education for all students.
Vision and Hearing: Provides access to high quality vision and hearing screening services and medical follow-up, including vision and hearing exams for all CPS students.
Student Wellness: Improves healthy school environments by promoting physical activity, healthy foods and health education in schools.
Health Education and Physical Education: Ensure every CPS student receives regular high quality Health and Physical Education Instruction that is lead by a qualified teacher
• Health Education:
• Physical Education:
Students learn better at healthy schools. CPS Office of Student Health and Wellness (OSHW) aims to remove health-related barriers to learning so that students may succeed in college, career and life.
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Chicago Public Schools is the third largest school district in the United States with more than 600 schools and serves 371,000 children. Our vision is that every student in every neighborhood will be engaged in a rigorous, well-rounded instructional program and will graduate prepared for success in college, career and life.
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