Child Nutrition Services

Healthy Habits

 

All food and beverages made available to students during the school day meet state and federal requirements based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines and the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010. Winfield Independent School District provides students with access to a variety of affordable and appealing food that meet the health and nutritional needs of all students.

 

  • As part of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, students must select at least one serving of fruit, at breakfast, to qualify for a full meal price. If the student does not take at least one serving of fruit they will pay a higher a la carte price for their meal. 

 

  • As part of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, students must select at least one serving of fruit and/or vegetable, at lunch, to qualify for a full meal price. If the student does not take at least one serving of fruit and/or vegetable they will pay a higher a la carte price for their meal. 

 

  • All grains offered for lunch and breakfast must be whole grain rich. (Breads, Rolls, Pastas, Rice, Pancakes, Cereal, etc.).

 

  • At lunch, schools must offer all vegetable sub groups established in the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. (Weekly Requirement) 

  • At lunch, fruits and vegetables are two separate components. 1/2 cup of canned or fresh fruit will be offered daily.

 

For all other FNS nutrition assistance programs, State or local agencies, and their subrecipients, must post the following Nondiscrimination Statement:In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.  

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your  completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: program.intake@usda.gov. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.