Welcome to the Waterloo Community Schools Food Services website. We serve meals to over 10,000 students District wide in eighteen schools; three high schools, four middle schools and eleven elementary schools. Our food service operations are governed by the National School Lunch and Breakfast Program and require strict regulatory compliance. Breakfast and lunch are planned to offer nutritious meals, which average less than 30 percent of calories from fat and reduced sodium intake. One …More about Food Service
Free & Reduced Lunch Program
We are pleased to announce ALL students enrolled in the Waterloo Community School District will receive a healthy breakfast and lunch at NO CHARGE to your household each day of the 2019-2020 school year. Waterloo Schools is participating in the United States Department of Agriculture’s Community …More about General Information
Students ~ Students will not be allowed to charge ala carte items. Students must have cash or a sufficient account balance to make an ala carte purchase. A complete reimbursable meal is available for all students in the District at no charge. Adults ~ Adults will not be allowed to charge …More about 2019 2020 Meal Charging Policy
Lunch Menus & Pay My Bill
Click here to Deposit Lunch Monies August/September 2019 Menu's Preschool English Printable Elementary English printable Middle Breakfast English printable Middle Lunch English printable High Breakfast English printable High Lunch English printable Expo Breakfast Expo …More about Menus and Deposits in Lunch Accounts
Fresh Fruit and Veggie Program
The Fresh Frut and Vegetable Program (FFVP) provides all children in participating schools with a variety of free fresh fruit and vegetables during the school day. It is an effective way of introducing fresh fruits and vegetables as healthy snack options. According to the federal regulations, the …More about Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program
Summer Feeding Program
Summer 2019 Lunch Menu The Waterloo School District each summer opens various sites around the community in which we offer lunch and a one breakfast site to children in the community. Summer sites offer meals free of charge to children, 18 years of age and under. The Summer Program will …More about Summer Feeding Program
Special Dietary Needs
STUDENTS REQUIRING SPECIAL MEAL ACCOMODATIONS ~ USDA regulations 7 CFR Part 15b requires substitutions or modifications in school meals for children whose disabilities restrict their diets. A Child with a disability must be provided substitutions in foods when that need is supported by a …More about Special Dietary Needs
What is the Healthy Kids Act?
The purpose is to establish nutrition content standards for food and beverages sold on or provided on school grounds during the school day. There is also physical activity requirements for all K-12 students. What are the Nutrition Regulations? The nutrition standards started on July 1, 2010. This regulation includes: Restrictions on calories, sodium, saturated fat, trans fat, total fat, sugar, and dietary fiber/whole grain. Restrictions for beverages including: milk, 100% …More about What is the Healthy Kids Act?