Food & Nutrition
DCPS Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) supports student health and achievement by ensuring that all DCPS students receive nutritious meals that support academic success. We believe in providing appetizing school meals made from fresh, locally produced ingredients, and we strive to engage the entire DC community in implementing programs that encourage healthy decision-making and promote sustainable practices.
DCPS participates in the following Child Nutrition Programs through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as administered by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE): National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Afterschool Snack Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program, Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, the Summer Food Service Program, and Seamless Summer Option.
NEW in 2024:
We are excited to announce that three Food Service Management Company (FSMC) Contracts have been awarded, effective January 1, 2024. Please click here for all information and important updates about the transition.
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DCPS Food and Nutrition Service Contact Information
Food and Nutrition Services Department