Six area schools are among list of America's Healthiest Schools

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- Six area schools are on this year's list of "America’s Healthiest Schools."

Halmstad, Hillcrest, Jim Falls, Parkview, Southview, and Stillson elementary schools made the list.

The list, which is published by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, chose schools based their criteria on serving healthier meals and snacks, getting students moving more, offering high-quality physical and health education, and empowering school leaders to become health role models.

There were 323 schools made the list including 15 schools from Wisconsin.