Courtesy of Saint Paul Public Schools
SCHOOL NUTRITION PROGRAMS AND YOU: A RECIPE FOR SUCCESS
Through the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs, children can eat nutritious meals and learn to make healthy food choices – lessons that can last a lifetime. School nutrition programs are your partners in the effort to raise a generation of healthy children. We hope the information below will answer your questions about school meals and show you how you can get involved in your child’s school meals programs.
What You Need to Know About School Nutrition (pdf)
Get the facts about school meals and find out how you can get involved.
The Value of School Lunch (pdf)
Find out how school meals can save parents time and money, while providing children with well-balanced, healthy food to fuel their school days.
Talking to Your School Nutrition Director
Your School Nutrition Director is a resource and an expert on child nutrition and school meals. Here are nine tips on communicating with a school nutrition director to help get your questions answered.
Find out how you can help support your school nutrition program and ensure all children have access to healthy, well-balanced school meals.
TOOLS FOR PARENTS
Download helpful school nutrition fact sheets and read through FAQs about school meals.
SCHOOL NUTRITION: MORE INFORMATION
Read about the history of the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs, separate myth from fact about school meals, learn about school wellness policies and gather more information on a variety of school nutrition issues.