Health & Nutrition 2017-05-08T08:01:45+00:00

Health & Nutrition

Middle School student in nurses office at a private special education school in Verona, NJ - Academy360Children learn best when they are healthy!

Academy360 has a school physician who conducts individual conferences, oversees our health services and provides consultation and staff workshops.

Providing direct care to students, our Certified School Nurses coordinate school health services, and actively partner with instructional and clinical staff in supporting the well-being, academic success, and lifelong achievement of our students. They provide on-demand health care responses during the day, health education, regular growth and developmental screenings, medication management, medical record keeping, monitoring for environmental safety, assessment and planning for the provision of school health services, and much more.

Academy360 School Nurse Contact Information

Rebecca Casey
Academy360 Lower School
One Sunset Avenue
Verona, NJ 07044
Phone: 973.509.3050 ext. 261
Fax: 973.509.3060
Connie Kilroy
Academy360 Upper School
6 Regent Street
Livingston, NJ 07039
Phone: 973.509.3050 ext. 410
Fax: 973.740.2021

Physicals, Sports Physicals and Screenings

Physical examinations and periodic developmental physicals are required.

Physicals are also required for participation in Academy360 Lower School and Upper School sports.

Required Pre-participation Physical Evaluation forms, to be completed by parents and doctors, for sports participants can be found here.

Immunization Records/Medical Records

Upon entry to Academy360 schools, students must have an updated Immunization Record (A-45). All medical information, along with copies of Individualized Healthcare Plans (IHPs) or Asthma Treatment Plans (ATPs), if applicable, must also be submitted. Academy360 can provide Tuberculosis Testing (Mantoux Test), if necessary.

Student health records are confidential, and are secured in the Nurse’s Office.

Medication/Medication Administration

All medication, whether prescribed by the student’s physician or over-the-counter must be stored with and administered by the School Nurse. An adult must deliver medications to the school nurse or other staff member. Under no circumstances may any student carry medications, and no medication can be transported to or from school in a student’s backpack.

All prescription and over-the-counter medications must have authorization forms signed by the physician AND the parent in order to be administered. Our School Nurses are not authorized to administer over-the-counter medication without a signed physician’s order. The necessary Physician’s Authorization for Medication form may be downloaded from this website at the links below.

Health Forms

Nutrition

Academy360 uses Pomptonian Food Services to offer our students high quality and nutritious breakfast and lunch services. Accommodations are made for special dietary needs. Menus are designed to provide lunches that are consistent with the recommendations of the most recent Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and include:

  • Balanced, fresh meals
  • Appealing variety
  • Farm fresh salads
  • Deli selections
  • Fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Hormone-free milk selections, including flavored milks without high fructose corn syrup
  • Healthy snack options
  • Professional food service staff overseen by ServSafe certified management

For more information on our food service and menus, click here.

To learn about our online payment system, click here.

Your child may be eligible for the US Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Services Free or Reduced Price Meals program. Click here to download information and an application form for this program.

The US Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service is operating a program providing free meals for children 18 years and younger throughout the nation while school is out of session. Click here to learn more about the USDA’s Find Summer Meals program.

Academy360 is an equal opportunity provider of US Food and Drug Administration Food and Nutrition Service’s programs. Click here to read our non-discrimination policy regarding these programs.