**For Information about our Summer Feeding Program please visit the "Summer Feeding Program" tab on the left side of the page**
CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAM
The mission of the Elmore County
Child Nutrition Program is to
ensure that every child has the
opportunity to benefit from
nutritious meals that foster better
learning and a lifetime of good health.
1. We believe that school meals are an important
component of student success because they:
Help develop sound nutritional habits
Expose students to a variety of foods
Provide healthy fruits and vegetables
Benefit students' behavior, including
2. We believe that food safety is a top priority.
We have implemented a Hazard Analysis Critical
Control Point (HACCP) Program throughout the
District to reduce the chance of a food-borne illness
event. Temperatures of all food products are
monitored throughout production and service.
3. We believe that it is a privilege to serve the
students of Elmore County.
4. We believe that it is our duty to promote fiscal
responsibility and ensure compliance in all areas.
As representatives of Elmore County
Public Schools, the Child Nutrition team
is dedicated to improving the health of
children in Elmore County by providing
nutritious, attractive, timely, and consistent
meal services that meet state and federal
guidelines. Our staff strives to provide
services that enhance program quality
and accountability in an efficient, friendly
Thank you for visiting our Child Nutrition
Program website. We believe that children need
healthy meals to learn. The Elmore County Child
Nutrition Program offers healthy meals every
school day, serving over 7000 nutritious meals
daily. Throughout the Elmore County School
district we have 14 operating cafeterias. Child
Nutrition has undergone reauthorization this year
with the USDA, therefore there have been many
changes to our department. Please be sure to
review our website to familiarize yourself with
all of the new changes.
Be sure to stop by our Photo Album
to see what our cafeterias are up to!
Several schools now have an after
school supper program open to all
students on campus after the last
bell - visit your cafeteria or call
Child Nutrition for more info!
Elmore County is proud to have begun a Summer Feeding Program in 2015!
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means oof communication for program information (e.g. Braille, largeprint, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 887-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form. (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.