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National School Lunch Program


National School Lunch Program (NSLP) 

The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is a federally assisted meal program operating in more than 94,000 public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions. It provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to more than 30 million children each school day. It was established under the National School Lunch Act and signed by President Harry Truman in 1946. 


National School Lunch Week - October 14-18, 2019

​Support for Program

Visit the School Breakfast Program pages for breakfast information.

School Nutrition Team Mission Statement: To ensure a strong nutritional foundation that supports learning and development for all students through statewide leadership, guidance, partnership, and advocacy.