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National School Lunch Programs

National School Lunch Programs 2022-06-02T12:19:36-06:00

Overview

The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is a federally assisted meal program operating in more than 94,000 public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions. It provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to more than 30 million children each school day. It was established under the National School Lunch Act and signed by President Harry Truman in 1946.

Free/Reduced Household Applications Prototypes

USDA National School Lunch Program

SY20-21 Meal Service Guidance

Reopening Considerations Checklist (PDF)

Guidance on Providing Meals During Reentry (PDF)

Considerations for Meal Service (PDF)

Meal Service Guidelines for SY 20-21 Webinar (PPT)

Meal Service Guidelines for SY 20-21 Webinar Video

Production Record (PDF)

CEP Edit Check Worksheet with Instructions (XLS)

Standard and P2 Edit Checks (XLS)

Webinars

National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Application Process for SY 20-21

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) Application Process for SY 20-21

Afterschool Snack: Application Process for SY 20-21

 

Resources

SY 2019-2020 NSLP SBP and SMP NAPs Reimbursement Rates Notice (PDF)Protein,Fruits,Vegetables,Grains Poster

NSLP Complaint Form (PDF)

Reimbursement Rates Chart SY 2018-19 (PDF)

National School Lunch Program Waiver-WGR Products SY 18-19 (PDF)

National School Lunch Program Breakfast Meal Pattern (PDF)

National School Lunch Program Lunch Meal Pattern (PDF)

National School Lunch Program Meal Flexibilities (PDF)

National School Lunch Program Offer vs Serve Manual (PDF)

National School Lunch Program Offer vs Serve (PDF)

National School Lunch Program USDA MyPlate Guide (PDF)

National School Lunch Program Vegetable Subgroups (PDF)

National School Lunch Program Production Record (PDF)

National School Lunch Program On-Site Monitoring Form (PDF)

NMPED Point-of-Service-and-Meal-Counting Reference Guide

 

Page last updated June 2, 2022