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Food Services

Nathan Shefter

Food Service Director

610-944-8111 Ext. 10600

nshefter@fleetwoodasd.org

 

Food Service Department
WELCOME TO FOOD SERVICES!

 

MISSION STATEMENT

To provide appealing and nutritious foods in a safe, healthy environment that will make a significant contribution to the general well-being of each student to afford them the opportunity to participate in the education process.

 

* Great News for FASD Families! Governor Tom Wolf announced that Pennsylvania will make it possible for all schools participating in the School Breakfast Program to provide free breakfast for ALL enrolled students during the 2023-2024 school year.

* Please note that this only affects the breakfast program.  

*** Please submit a Free/Reduced Application if you feel that you may qualify for Free/Reduced Lunches to Nathan Shefter, nshefter@fleetwoodasd.org.  The applications are located in the documents section on this page and you can also apply online through www.schoolcafe.com.   

OUR MENU

A well-balanced Breakfast and Lunch are offered daily in each of the four schools.  We follow a traditional menu planning with Offer vs. Serve.  As mandated by the National School Breakfast and Lunch Program, each breakfast and lunch offered includes all the required components: (1) serving of protein, (1) serving of grains, (2) servings of fruits and/or vegetables, and (1) serving of milk.  A meal MUST have at least 1/2 cup of fruit or vegetable and a minimum of three total items to be a complete meal or ala carte prices will be charged.

IMPORTANT MENU UPDATE

Last minute menu changes are occurring frequently and are out of our control due to nationwide food supply chain issues.  Menus on website may not reflect these changes.  We appreciate your patience and understanding during this time.  If you have any questions regarding your school's menu, feel free to reach out to the Food Service Director.

We are now serving Subway sandwiches, once a month, as part of our menu! When this meal is served, students have a chance to win a prize by obtaining a 'golden ticket' in their meal. Each month the prize will change, all components of this meal meet the NSLP guidelines. 

ALLERGY INFORMATION & NUTRITIONALS FOR MENU ITEMS

If your child has a special dietary need or food allergy, contact the Food Service Department to obtain the "Medical Plan of Care for School Food Service" form.  The form is also located on this page and will need to be signed by a medical authority before substitutions can be made.

To review nutritional information regarding the foods served to students during meals, please follow the link and then click on "View Menus"   http://www.schoolcafe.com/FleetwoodASD

FREE AND REDUCED BREAKFAST & LUNCH PROGRAMS

The Free and Reduced Breakfast and Lunch Programs are available for low-income families, which adheres to the National Breakfast and Lunch Program guidelines.  Apply after July 1st of each school year.  You may apply at any time if there are any income changes.  If you have received a Direct certification Letter for the upcoming school year from the Food Service Director, you do not need to reapply.  DO NOT apply until after July 2, 2023.

Making it faster and easier for families to apply for free or reduced priced meals:

  • You may fill out a paper application located on this webpage or you can locate them in your school's office.  You must return to the Food Service Department Office.  Instruction for the application are located on this page.
  • You can fill the application out on-line at http://www.schoolcafe.com

 

MEAL PRICES FOR 2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR

Breakfast:  All schools are FREE

Lunch:

Elementary: $3.00

Middle School: $3.05

High School: $3.10

High School ala carte price list. 

   

LUNCH ACCOUNTS/POINT-OF-SALE

All Fleetwood schools use a point-of-sale system.  This technology allows us to provide debit accounts for purchases and increases the speed of food service to students. Ala Carte Items CAN NOT be purchased if there is a NEGATIVE balance in the child's account.   Money can be deposited into the account via cash, check or on-line at http://www.schoolcafe.com.  There is a convenience fee for paying on-line.  Parents will be able to set-up low balance reminders within the Schoolcafe.com account.

 

Parents are able to monitor meal and snack purchases within www.Schoolcafe.com.  Each child's account statement is updated continuously so that the information is current.  Any money left in your child(ren)'s account at the end of the year will automatically roll over to the next year.  All accounts will follow your child until they graduate from Fleetwood.  Upon graduation, any balances will be transferred to siblings within the district or refunded, by check, to the parent/guardian.  The Account transfer/refund form must be completed and submitted to the Food Service Department Office.

 

WELLNESS POLICY INFORMATION

The community is able to participate in the development, implementation, periodic review, and updating of the wellness policy.  Please contact Nathan Shefter via email if you would like to participate in this committee. 

 

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted 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; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:
    program.intake@usda.gov

 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.