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Online Application: Click Here

Click link below to print application: (2013-2014 Applications are now inactive. Check back in early August 2014 for the 2014-2015 application.)

 
The  2013-2014 Free and Reduced Meal Application is now inactive.  Please check back in early August 2014 for the 2014-2015 application.

If you require a Free and Reduced Meal Application in another language, please click on the following link to be taken to the official USDA web site where you can find applications translated into other languages.These are the only applications we can accept other than the official DCPS application for the 2013-2014 school year.  Please contact the Food Service Department at 904-732-5145 if you have any questions.  Click here for the USDA web page.


You are what you eat: smart, well-balanced and good

Our menu's are developed with ingredients that promote health and wellness. Nutritious meals impact the health and success of our students and are essential for strong academic performance. Our goal is to enhance student performance by providing nutritious meals and promoting the importance of healthy eating. Our nutrition standards are based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the Food Guide Pyramid. Student meals contain adequate calories and provide a variety of choices. We offer free and reduced lunch to qualified applicants. To achieve our goals:

We use:

  • Lean Beef
  • Reduced Fat Cheese
  • Turkey Franks
  • Turkey-Based Lunch Meat
  • Turkey-Based Sausage Products
  • Zero Trans Fat (ZTF) margarine and oil
  • Oven (Not Fried) Meat and Potato Products

We also:

  • Offer 1% and ½% low fat milk
  • Offer whole grain bread and buns
  • Offer whole grain, low sugar cereals
  • Offer vitamin enriched sauces and meats
  • Offer a variety of fruits and vegetables
  • Offer lower fat dessert choices
  • Decreased the amount of sodium in our recipes
  • Avoid many pre-made items that are high in sodium and high in trans and saturated fats
  • Utilize a state-of- the art food production facility to offer nutrient enriched scratch cooking
  • Develop and test recipes on site by an Executive Chef
  • Have on staff a Registered, Licensed Dietitian to develop menus and to ensure the daily nutritional needs of the students are met

Nondiscrimination Statement
“The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or if all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (in Spanish)

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.”

Contact Us

Phone: (904) 732-5145 | Fax: (904) 732-5157

foodservice@duvalschools.org