Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Resource | Nutrition Education

School Lunch Materials

Learn more about school lunch! Find event ideas, recipes, activities, and more for school nutrition professionals, families, and teachers.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

School Meals Programs: Providing Multiple Meals at a Time During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

This publication provides consideration, tips, best practices, and sample menus for school meals program operators who wish to distribute multiple meals at one time.

Resource | Nutrition Education

Back to School

These are resources to assist school nutrition professionals as they plan School Year 2021-22.

Resource | Nutrition Education

Regreso a clases

Las comidas escolares y los profesionales de nutrición escolar que las proporcionan tienen un papel importante apoyando a los niños a medida que las escuelas reabren para el año escolar 2021-2022. 

Resource | Nutrition Education

Stronger with School Meals Educational Materials

School meals, and the school nutrition professionals that provide them, help children be strong physically and mentally. Celebrate the school community and promote healthy foods with these fun new school meals materials.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2020-0130

Guidelines for Policy Statement When Serving Meals or Milk Without Separate Charge

All school food authorities participating in the National School Lunch, Commodity School, School Breakfast, and Special Milk Programs must submit a free and reduced price policy statement pursuant to 7 CFR Part 245.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Seamless Summer Option: Providing Multiple Meals at a Time During the Coronavirus Pandemic

This downloadable handout provides tips, best practices, and sample menus for NSLP SSO operators who wish to distribute multiple meals at one time.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2019-0016

FNS-640: SY 2017-18 Instructions and Reporting Guidance

School programs policy memo SP 14-2019 provides SY 2017-18 reporting guidance for the FNS-640 report. The FNS-640 form became available in FPRS on March 1, 2019. State agencies may use the attached instructions and business rules/edit check to begin and/or finalize implementation of processes for reporting and any system updates for School Year 2017-2018 reporting.

FNS-640
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0058

Revised SY16-17 SFA-3 Administrative Review Form for FNS-640 Reporting

This memorandum provides the SY 2016-2017 SFA-3 with revised instructions that provide additional information and clarifications to the previously released form’s instructions. The revised instructions will assist with the completion of the FNS-640 report that is due on March 1, 2018.

SP43-2017
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0020

FNS-640: Administrative Review Report Form and Instructions

This memorandum provides an overview of the redesign of the FNS-640 Administrative Review Report and provides information regarding FNS-640 instructions, system updates and upcoming activities. The FNS-640 is scheduled to be available in the Food Program Reporting System by January 2018.

SP25-2017