Breakfast and Lunch is FREE everyday for all students in Coshocton City Schools for the 2016-17 school year. Students may still bring money to purchase extra milk, ala carte items, or snacks.
What is a School Lunch?
Coshocton City Schools is required to follow the mandates of the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 when providing school breakfast and lunch. Here are some of the requirements that must be met in order to provide our students with FREE breakfast and lunch.
- School meals must be high in nutrients and adequate in calories, consistent with the latest nutrition science.
- School meals are "right-sized" and reflect the appropriate balance between food groups.
- School meal standards are in line with dietary recommendations for protein intake.
- School meal standards allow students to select at least three of the five food components on their plate. Students MUST take at least three items to qualify as a school lunch. One of the three items must be a fruit or vegetable. The school cannot provide free milk to students who pack their lunch as this is a violation of the standards.