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School Nutrition Program Management

The District will operate a school nutrition program in each district owned school which supports the District’s overall mission and goals. The daily supervision/operation of the School Nutrition Program will be the responsibility of the Manager of Food and Nutrition Department in cooperation with each school administrator/designee. At the discretion of the Manager of Food and Nutrition Department, food service facilities and food sales may be offered to the public according to Board policy and state agreements.

Program revenues, along with equipment and supplies, will only be used for the operation and/or improvement of such programs.

The District shall comply with all federal and state laws and regulations required for procurement in the School Nutrition Program, including the selection and evaluation of contractors.

Meal prices for the School Nutrition Program will be reviewed annually and set based on the recommendation of the Food and Nutrition Department Manager in accordance with federal and state law.

Students may bring their lunches from home and purchase milk, food, and other a la carte items.


Code of Iowa:
Chapter 23A and Chapter 283A

Legal Reference:
42 U.S.C. ยงยง 1751 et seq.
7 C.F.R. Pt. 210 et seq.
281 I.A.C. 58.

Cross Reference:
Policy 702
Regulation 702.1 and 702.1a
Regulation 805.9

  • Approved: 07-10-78
  • Revised: 09-22-86
  • Reviewed: 09-25-89
  • Revised: 10-09-89
  • Reviewed: 10-12-92, 06-09-97
  • Revised: 01-11-99
  • Reviewed: 10-27-03
  • Revised: 04-28-08, 02-24-14, 07-15-19
  • Documents: 902.1

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