ROSELLE, NJ - 7 Roselle schools will be part of the event as the Alliance for a Healthier Generation will honor 38 schools from New Jersey, New York and Connecticut named to the 2016 list of America’s Healthiest Schools on Dec. 9 in Jersey City, NJ at the Tri-State Healthiest Schools Celebration.

Roselle Borough Public Schools Chosen: 

Silver Award:

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Dr. Charles C. Polk Elementary School 

Bronze Award:

Abraham Clark High School

Grace Wilday Jr. High School

Harrison Elementary School

Kindergarten Success Academy

Leonard V. Moore Middle School

Washington Elementary School

The 2016 list of America’s Healthiest Schools, published by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, identifies 328 of the nation’s healthiest schools based on a rigorous set of criteria – from availability of nutritious foods to access to quality physical education opportunities, as part of the Alliance’s Healthy Schools Program.

“We are thrilled as we diligently work to ensure that our students and staff are focusing on the impact of healthy choices, with the belief that healthy habits can only positively impact intellectual growth, said Asst. Superintendent Dr. Dana E. Walker. “We embrace educating our students' minds, bodies and spirits. All of our efforts are interconnected and purposeful! As we focus on healthy options daily, we are changing our present conditions and the world's future! 

In celebration of these states’ combined 38 award-winning schools, the event will spotlight how each of these schools is serving as a best-in-class example of the nationwide movement to create a culture of health at school.

The event will take place at Saint Peter’s University – Mac Mahon Student Center in Jersey City, on Dec. 9, 2016.

Presenters at the event will be Howell Wechsler, Ed.D., M.P.H., Chief Executive Officer, Alliance for a Healthier Generation Angela Moskow, Vice President, Sanofi U.S.



New Haven City School District

East Rock Magnet School, Silver

King-Robinson IB Magnet School, Silver

Jepson Magnet School, Bronze


Bayonne School District

Mary J. Donahoe School, Silver

Henry E. Harris Elementary School, Bronze

Philip G. Vroom School, Bronze

Woodrow Wilson School, Bronze

Elizabeth Public Schools

Abraham Lincoln Elementary School 14, Bronze

Duarte-Marti School 28, Bronze

Elmora Elementary School 12, Bronze

John E. Dwyer Technology Academy 82, Bronze

Robert Morris School 18, Bronze

T L'Ouverture-Lafayette School 6, Bronze

Terence C Reilly School 7, Bronze

Jersey City Public School District

Julia A. Barnes Elementary School 12, Silver

Public School 20, Silver

Christa McAuliffe School 28, Bronze

Frank Conwell Middle School 4, Bronze

Frank R. Conwell Elementary School 3, Bronze

James J. Ferris High School, Bronze

Joseph Brensinger Elementary School 17, Bronze


Long Branch Public Schools

Amerigo A. Anastasia Elementary School, Bronze

Audrey W. Clark School, Bronze

George L. Catrambone Elementary School, Bronze

Long Branch Middle School, Bronze

Millville Public Schools

Memorial High School, Bronze

Mt. Pleasant Elementary School, Bronze

Paterson Public School District

Elementary School 15, Bronze

Elementary School 8, Bronze


Roselle Borough Public Schools

Dr. Charles C. Polk Elementary School, Silver

Abraham Clark High School, Bronze

Grace Wilday Jr. High School, Bronze

Harrison Elementary School, Bronze

Kindergarten Success Academy, Bronze

Leonard V. Moore Middle School, Bronze

Washington Elementary School, Bronze