JCPS school menus are available online and on your phone via the free Nutrislice app.
Summer Meal Locations and menus can also be found on Nutrislice site or you can text FOOD to 877877. Note: Nutrislice sites are updated more frequently than the texting site managed by USDA.
What makes a breakfast?
Schools offer the following components:
- Fruit and fruit juice (1 cup)
- Grain (2 oz.)—Protein may be added.
- Milk (8 oz.)
A student must select at least one fruit or fruit juice and two additional items (or an entrée that may be equivalent to two items, such as a sausage biscuit).
Examples of a breakfast that qualifies as a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) meal include the following:
- Sausage pancake and sliced apples
- Milk, juice, and cereal
- Banana, juice, and a piece of toast
- Scrambled eggs, banana, and milk
What makes a lunch?
A school lunch includes five food components:
- Meat/Meat alternative
A student must choose at least three of the five components for a reimbursable meal. One of the choices must be a fruit or vegetable. Students may take all five components if they like.