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Important Free & Reduced Program Alert: If you have not completed a Free & Reduced application for the 2014-2015 School Year, your child will lose his/her benefits on Monday, October 6th.

A new application must be completed each school year.  If your child received free/reduced priced meals last year, he/she automatically received the meal benefits for the first 30 days of school.  On October 6th, only students who submitted a new application this school year and qualified for the program will receive free/reduced priced meals.

If you have not completed a 2014-2015 Free & Reduced application, please…

Click here to apply online

or

Complete A Hard Copy Application: Must be delivered to Food Service Department or School Office.  They can't be e-mailed.

2014-2015 Free & Reduced Application - English

2014-2015 School Year, Free & Reduced Application - Spanish


** If your child is new to Northwest ISD, there may be a delay in processing your child's free and reduce application.   Your child's school will have to finish enrolling your child before a free and reduced application can be processed. **

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Food Service
Our Commitment to Nutrition
NISD’s Food Service department is committed to the health and well-being of our students by offering well-balanced nutritious meals. A well-balanced breakfast and lunch plays a vital role in each child’s success. We believe in providing a best in class food and nutrition program by creating an environment that helps students flourish.

What's New?

Important Changes to the 2014-2015 National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs:

Final provisions of the USDA Nutrition Standards for School Lunch and Breakfast Meals are effective on July 1, 2014.  A summary of the changes to the USDA Reimbursable Meal Programs (Meal Deals) include:

Lunch
 
  • Meals offered to students must have five components: Grain, Meat/Meat Alternate, Fruit, Vegetable, and Fluid Milk. Students MUST take at least 1/2 cup of fruit OR vegetable for a reimbursable meal.

  • Fruits and vegetables are now considered two separate groups with increased serving sizes/day and number of servings/week of each required.

  • Vegetables are now divided into subgroups with minimum daily and weekly requirements for each subgroup.

  • All grains must be whole grain-rich.

  • Only 1% unflavored, skim flavored, and skim unflavored milks may be offered.
Breakfast
 
  • Only 1% unflavored, skim flavored, and skim unflavored milks may be offered.

  • All grains must be whole grain-rich.

  • Beginning in School Year 2013–2014, meals offered to students must have four items from three components: Bread/Grains, Fruit, and Milk. Meat/Meat Alternates may be offered in place of some of the Bread/Grains.

  • Breakfast meals offered to students must have at least four items from three components: Bread/Grains, Fruit, and Milk.

  • There is no requirement for Meat/Meat Alternate at breakfast, but menus may include these in addition to the required grain items.

  • In School Year 2014–2015, schools must offer 1 cup fruit at breakfast and students must select

Click here for more information or go to the Food Service “Important Changes to the Lunch & Breakfast Programs” web page.

Meal Sense
Quick. Simple. Smart.

Do you want to make sure your children get nutritious & delicious school meals everyday? Sign up for Free or Reduced-Price School Meals!

** 2014-2015 School Year Meal Sense (Free & Reduced) hard copy applications are available!** 


NISD and Aramark Earns Sixteen HealthierUS School Awards

HUSSC Award NISD in a partnership with ARAMARK Education, was honored for helping fight against childhood obesity by receiving 16 HealthierUS School Awards. NISD's menus meet United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) HealthierUS standards for offering more whole grain options, a different fresh fruit and fresh vegetable every day of the week, and only 1% or skim milk.





USDA awarded the following NISD schools as HealthierUS School Challenge award winners:

  • Clara Love Elementary School (Silver
  • J.C. Thompson Elementary School (Silver)
  • Haslet Elementary School (Bronze)
  • J. Lyndal Hughes Elementary School (Bronze)
  • Justin Elementary School (Bronze)
  • Kay Granger Elementary School (Bronze)
  • Lakeview Elementary School (Bronze)
  • O.A. Peterson Elementary School (Bronze)
  • Prairie View Elementary School (Bronze)
  • Roanoke Elementary School (Bronze)
  • Samuel Beck Elementary School (Bronze)
  • Schluter Elementary School (Bronze)
  • Sendera Ranch Elementary School (Bronze)
  • Seven Hills Elementary School (Bronze)
  • Sonny & Allegra Nance Elementary School (Bronze)
  • W.R. Hatfield Elementary School (Bronze)


NISD Food Service Department/ARAMARK
Northwest ISD School Support Services
1800 Highway 114 | Justin, Texas 76247
Phone: 817-215-0007

The U.S Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department.  (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).  

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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