School Nurse

School Nurse


The primary role of the school nurse is to support student learning. The nurse accomplishes this by implementing strategies that promote student and staff health and safety in the following manner:

  • Health Services -- serves as the coordinator of the health services program and provides nursing care
  • Health Education -- provides health education to students, staff and parents
  • Healthy Environment -- identifies health and safety concerns in the school environment
  • Nutritional Services -- supports healthy food services programs
  • Counseling -- provides health counseling, assesses mental health needs, and refers students to appropriate school staff
  • Staff Wellness -- provides health education and counseling, promote healthy activities and environment for school staff


Patti Lee LVN

District Nurse

361.387.2551 ext.236