School Meals Application Materials in French
The French translation of the Prototype Application for Free and Reduced Price School Meals and accompanying materials.
School Breakfast Program Meal Pattern Chart
Meal pattern chart for the School Breakfast Program
Community Eligibility Provision Status of School Districts and Schools by State
This map contains links to state-specific information on local educational agencies and schools that may be eligible to elect the Community Eligibility Provision.
Professional Standards Summary of Updates Flyer
The Professional Standards Summary of Updates Flyer provides an overview of the Professional Standards requirements which consist of hiring standards and annual training requirements for state directors of school nutrition programs, state director of distributing agencies, school nutrition program directors, managers, and staff.
Guide to Professional Standards for School Nutrition Programs
A central resource outlining the USDA Professional Standards requirements for state and local school nutrition professionals.
Short and Long Week Calculations
Meal pattern calculations for short and long weeks. This applies to schools who regularly operate on a shorter or longer weekly cycle.
Professional Standards for school nutrition professionals is a key provision of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. The final rule, published March 2, 2015, requires a minimum amount of annual training hours for all state directors of school nutrition programs, state director of distributing agencies, school nutrition program directors, managers, and staff.