School Meal Requirements
Proper nutrition affects students' academic performance as well as their health, so healthy meals play an important role in public schools. Students in Columbia Heights Public Schools can enjoy well-balanced meals at breakfast and lunch every school day.
Enjoy your meals!
What must they contain?
A student must take three full components (as listed on the attachment). One MUST be a ½ cup fruit or vegetable or a combination of fruit/vegetable. They may take up to all five components:
- Meat or Meat Alternate
Where do students or families access the menus?
Our school lunch menus are all available online.
How do you apply for free/reduced price lunch?
Families can apply online or by filling out and returning a hard copy form. Forms are available at all schools and the Placement Center.
Who can families contact with questions at the school or district level about food or accounts?
Parents can contact their school's kitchen manager with any questions regarding meals or accounts.