Meal Prices (2021-22)
USDA has approved Nationwide waivers for the 21-22 school year that allow all students to have breakfast and lunch at no charge. Second meals will be charged the adult price.
The National School Lunch Program and the National School Breakfast Program meet the recommendations of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
Provides ¼ of a student’s Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for protein, calcium, iron, vitamins A & C and calories. Three components that consist of a minimum of four food items must be offered, students have the choice to decline one food item.
Daily serving of fruit, vegetable, or 100% fruit/veg juice
Daily minimums & weekly ranges for grains, with at least half the grains offered classified as whole-grain rich. (optional meat/meat alternates allowed)
Daily serving of fluid milk (Low-fat/fat free)
Provides 1/3 of a student’s Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for protein, calcium, iron, vitamins A & C and calories. Five food components must be offered, students’ must select at least three components in the required serving sizes; one selection must be at least ½ cup from either the fruit or vegetable component.
Daily serving of low-fat/fat free milk
Daily serving of fruit (½-1 cup)
Daily serving of vegetables ( ¾ – 1 cup)
Including a weekly requirement for dark green, orange/red, beans/peas (legumes), starchy and “other” vegetables
Daily minimums & weekly ranges for meat/meat alternatives
Daily minimums & weekly ranges for grains, with at least half the grains offered classified as whole-grain rich.