We believe that students have the potential to achieve all of their aspirations when they are in an environment that does not marginalize.
Student Lunch: All school meals meet the federal requirements for reimbursable school lunch.
Fruits & Vegetables: Schools must offer fruits and vegetables with every lunch. Students must take a 1/2 cup serving daily. Vegetable choices include offerings such as legumes, dark green, red & orange and other groups.
Whole Grains: All grains offered with school meals must be whole grain rich. (51%)
Sodium Limits: Schools much gradually reduce sodium levels in school meals
Dairy: Low fat or fat free milk or fat free flavored milk are offered with every meal. Lactaid available for students with lactose intolerance.
Other Beverages: Plain water (carbonated or uncarbonated) no limit to quantity or size. Juice – 100% fruit juice, no larger than 4 oz.
Ala Carte: All ala carte items offered in vending machines and in the Cafeteria follow the USDA School Food Service guidelines for calories, sodium, saturate fat and whole grain limits.
Schools must meet Calorie limits according to age/grade.
Grades 7-8: 600-700 calories
Grades 9-12: 750-850 calories
Charging meals will not be allowed as all students will receive their first meal at no cost. Second meals would need to be paid for, along with snacks and charging either will not be allowed.
If you have any questions call Mary Ann Reynolds, Director of Food Services.
Civil Rights Statement
The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender, identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable , political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department.
If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaintfilingcust.html or at any USDA office, or call (866)632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Ave., S.W. Washington , D.C. 20250-9420, by fax (202)690-7442 or email at email@example.com.
Individuals who are deaf , hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339 or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).
USDA is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.