Department Overview




    Welcome to Student Nutrition Services!


    Good Nutrition and Learning go hand in hand.

    The Nutrition Services Department is made up of a team of food and nutrition professionals that are dedicated to students' health, well being and their ability to learn. We support learning by promoting healthy habits for lifelong nutrition and fitness practices.

    Richmond City Public Schools, Student Nutrition Services Department provides meals for approximately 24,000 students. Our department is staffed with over 250 Food Service Workers, 45 Cafeteria Managers and 12 Clerical and Administrative staff persons.

    We participate in the USDA Community Eligibility Programs (CEP) for all grade levels.

    Meals, food, and beverages sold or served at schools meet state and federal requirements which are based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines. 

    We provide students with access to a variety of affordable and appealing foods that meet the health and nutrition needs of students.



Director Information
  • Susan Roberson, Director    

    Student Nutrition Services 

    1461 Commerce Road Suite B

    Richmond, Virginia 23224

    Tel: (804) 780-8240

    Fax: (804) 771-7001

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