Child Nutrition Programs in Alaska

  • The National School Breakfast Program (NBP) and National School Lunch Program (NSLP) are administered by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).  These programs ensure that our students have access to the nutrious meals they need to succeed in school.

     

2017 Statistics for Alaska Students

  • Lunches Served Annually: 8,860,697

    Students Served Daily: 53,578

    Breakfast Served Annually: 4,477,306

    Students served Daily: 26,769

National Programs

  • Across the country, 14.6 million students benefit from breakfast and 30 million eat school lunch EVERY DAY!!  Federal standard ensure these meals offer fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean protien and fat free or low fat milk.  Meals also meet federal limits on calories, sodium and unhealthy fats.

Free or Reduced Meals

  • Children can qualify for free or reduced price meals based on household income (Reduced meal prices $.30 breakfast $.40 for lunch).  In Community Eligible Schools (CEP) every child can receive a free breakfast and lunch.  Schools receive cash reimburements for each meal served and support from the USDA.