Meals, foods and beverages sold or served at schools meet state and federal requirements based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines. All meals, foods and beverages are prepared and served by qualified child nutrition professionals. We provide students with access to a variety of affordable and appealing foods that meet the health and nutrition needs of students.
We are an offer vs. serve program. We participate in the USDA Free/Reduced Lunch Programs for all grade levels. Ala Carte choices are offered on the middle and high school level. Lunch menus are available in each school location.
Community Eligibility Provision
We are pleased to inform you that Richmond Public Schools has implemented the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), a new option available to all schools participating in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs
What does this mean for you and your children?
This is great news for you and your children! All students currently enrolled in any Richmond Public School is eligible to receive a healthy breakfast and lunch at no charge to you each day of the school year. No further action is required of you. Your children will be able to participate in these meal programs without having to pay a fee or submit an application. However, a la carte snack items will be offered for sale to students.