Our Wellness Policy

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Wellness Policy

Wellness Policy 

The Federal Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 requires all school districts to have a Wellness Policy in place as of June 2006. The Murrieta Valley Unified School Districts wellness policy addresses Nutrition Guidelines for Foods Available in our Schools.


2019 Wellness Policy


Food Sales on Campus

In California any food or beverage sold to students on campus, from midnight to 30 minutes after the end of the school day and outside of the federally reimbursable meal program are subject to specific state and federal rules. Determining which foods are approved to serve in schools can be complicated. The following tools have been developed to assist parents, staff and students in determining if a particular food can be served or sold at school.


MVUSD Guidelines For Foods on Campus Brochure- Easy to read brochure with our district's policies 

Quick Reference Cards - State Guidelines for compliant foods/snacks

Nutrition Guidelines Poster - Summarized Nutrition Guidelines for Snacks

Compliant Foods Calculator -Easy to use calculator to determine if your product meets nutrition regulations

List of Approved Snacks and Beverages- List of preapproved snacks and beverages that meet nutrition regulations

List of Approved Ice Creams- List of preapproved ice creams that meet nutrition regulations  

Can I sell this? - Decision Matrix

Booster Club Sporting Event Food Sales -Health Department Guidelines 



Healthy Fundraising Ideas

Success Stories for Healthy Fundraisers


Food in the Classroom

Alternatives to Using Food as a Reward in the Classroom

Non-Food Celebrations in the Classroom

Non-Food and Healthy Classroom Celebration Ideas


Indicators of Wellness Policy Implementation

WellSAT Wellness Policy Assessment Results

Wellness Policy Survey

CDE Physical Fitness Test Results- State of California

CDE Physical Fitness Test Results- Murrieta Valley Unified School District

Participation Rates Graph- Lunch

Participation Rates Graph- Breakfast

Participation Rates- MVUSD vs National Rates








Balance is essential for any Wellness Policy. Key areas include:

  • Nutrition Education
  • Physical activity
  • Other school-based activities that are designed to promote student wellness.