information for parents




What is a School Health Advisory Council?
Every independent school district is required by law to have a SHAC (school health advisory council). The majority of SHAC members must be parents who are not employed by the school district and, as a group, serve as an accurate representation of the school district.

What is included in a coordinated school health program (CSHP)?

The components of a coordinated school health program include:

  • Family and community involvement
  • Nutrition services
  • Physical education
  • Health education
  • Counseling, psychological & social services
  • Health services
  • Health promotion for school staff

For more information or additional questions please contact the PE & Health Department at
210-356-6919 or


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