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
The Waterloo Community School District participates in the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs. Families who need assistance are encouraged to fill out the Free and Reduced Lunch Application. Applications are available at all school buildings, the Waterloo Education Service Center, or …More about General Information
Meal Prices 2017 - 2018 Meal Charging Policy Elementary Level ~ Students may charge any combination of meals up to a value of $13.00. Snack or ala carte items may not be charged, with the exception of milk. When charge limit is reached, a cheese sandwich and milk will be served. …More about Meal Prices 2017 – 2018 and Meal Charging Policy
Lunch Menus & Pay My Bill
October Pre-School Lunch Menus English Spanish Bosnian October Elementary Lunch Menus English Spanish Bosnian October Middle School Breakfast English Spanish Bosnian October Middle School Lunch English Spanish Bosnian October High …More about Lunch Menus and Pay My Bill
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
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% juice, …More about What is the Healthy Kids Act?