V-S CSD Policy MEAL CHARGES
2017 – 2018 Meal Prices
Karen Ackman District Food Service Director 436-5848, email@example.com
Schools across the United States offer meals to students that meet the reimbursement guidelines from United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). School meals are priced as a unit, and we receive federal and state reimbursement to offset our costs.
To get the most for your money, encourage your child(ren) to purchase a complete meal.
V-S Offers all components, with daily choices of:Milk, Cold Cereal, Fruit, Fruit Juice.
For breakfasts, students may choose:
1 serving: Milk (1/2 pint fluid milk)
1 serving: 4 oz. fruit juice OR fruit
1 or 2 servings: Grain/meat/meat alternative (which includes the daily entrée)
If students choose at least 3 components, one of which must be a fruit or fruit juice (milk, fruit, grain and/or meat/meat alternate), their breakfast will be at the reimbursable meal rate. If they only choose 2 components, we must charge for each item separately, as the selections would not meet the USDA’s requirements for a complete reimbursable meal.
Lunch: K-12 $2.75 2nd Lunch $3.00 Adult = $3.65 Single Milk Carton = .40
For lunch, students may choose:
1 serving Fruit, 1 serving Vegetable, 1 serving Grain
1 serving Meat/Meat Alternate- 1 serving Milk (1/2 pint fluid milk)
– If students choose at least 3 components (milk, fruit, vegetable, grain, meat/meat alternate) with one being a fruit and/or vegetable (1/2 cup minimum), their lunch will be at the reimbursable meal rate. If they only choose 2 components, or do not take a fruit or vegetable, we must charge for each item separately, as the selections would not meet the USDA’s requirement for a complete reimbursable meal.
District Equity Statement
The Vinton-Shellsburg Community School District provides equal educational and employment opportunities and will not illegally discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, sex, national origin, religion, marital status or disability. Vinton-Shellsburg Community School District shall take affirmative action in recruitment, appointment, assignment and advancement of women and men, minorities and disabled. Inquiries regarding compliance with equal educational or employment opportunities and/or affirmative action shall be directed to the Equity Coordinator, Vinton-Shellsburg CSD,1502 C Ave, Vinton, Iowa 52349. Inquiries may also be directed in writing to the Director of the Region VII Office of the United States Equal Employment Opportunities Commission, or the Director of the Region VII Office of Civil Rights, United States Department of Education in Chicago, IL.
Federal Civil Rights Statement This explains what to do if you believe you have been treated unfairly. 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 Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
Iowa Nondiscrimination Statement It is the policy of the Iowa Department of Education, Bureau of Nutrition, Health and Transportation Services not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or religion in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code section 216.7and 216.9. If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy by the Iowa Department of Education, Bureau of Nutrition, Health and Transportation Services, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office Building, 400 E. 14th St., Des Moines, IA 50319-1004; phone number 515-281-4121, 800-457-4416; web site: http://www.state.ia.us/government/crc/index.html