Federal Child Nutrition ProgramThe purpose of the Child Nutrition Programs is to safeguard the health and well being of the nation's children by providing nutritionally adequate meals each school day. This ensures that participating children gain a full understanding of the relationship between proper eating and good health. In addition, the Child Nutrition Programs provide these children with learning experiences that will improve their eating habits.The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private and residential childcare institutions. It provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to children each school day.All students in the Iowa Park School District are eligible to receive breakfast at no cost each and every day. All parents are encouraged to fill out a Free/Reduced lunch application each year. Applications are available in the High School office. Please contact Elaine Wineinger at 592-2371 for more information.
Last Modified on October 11, 2007