New Hanover County Schools




Health Services

New Hanover County Schools collaborates with the New Hanover County Health Department’s School Health Program to provide a safe and healthy learning environment with school nurses in all NHCS schools.  
Coordinated School Health is based on the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model (WSCC), a collaborative approach to education and h ealth. This model ensures each child in each school in each community is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged. The WSCC model is made up of 10 different health components:
Whole School, Whole Community Whole Child Model
  1. Health Education
  2. Nutrition Environment and Services
  3. Employee Wellness
  4. Family Engagment
  5. Physical Education and Physical Activity
  6. Social and Emotional School Climate
  7. Physical Environment
  8. Health Services
  9. Community Involvemenet
  10. Counseling, Psychological, and Social Services

Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC model)