Food and Nutrition Programs
Welcome to the Pennsylvania Department of Education Bureau of Budget and Fiscal Management, Division of Food and Nutrition Child Nutrition Programs
Everyday over one million children and students receive nutritious meals through the federal Child Nutrition Programs, which includes the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program, and Summer Food Service Program.
Adequate and proper nutrition is an essential component to the learning evvironment and positively contributes to the health of each student. The Pennsylvania Department of Education is committed to ensuring that all children and students have access to healthy meals through the federal Child Nutrition Programs because healthy students are better prepared to learn!
Health Hunger Free Kids Act (HHFKA) - Child Nutrition Reauthorization
H1N1 Virus and School Meal Programs
Food Service Equipment Grant
Interdiciplinary K-12 Nutrition Curriculum
Food Costs Resources
Special Dietary Needs in School Nutrition Programs- Resources
Contracting with a Food Service Management Company (FSMC)
Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program
School Nutrition Incentive Program
Local Wellness Policy Information
In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights,
1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). TDD users can contact USDA through local relay or the Federal Relay at (800) 877-8339 (TDD) or (866) 377-8642 (relay voice users).
USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.