Office of School Nutrition

school meals matter

The N.C. Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) Office of School Nutrition works with school and community partners to administer the Federally Assisted National School Breakfast and School Lunch Programs, Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, Special Milk Program, After School Snack Program, and Summer Nutrition Programs.   

School Nutrition...Making a Difference! & Guiding Principles

What's New on the SN Website?

11.03.2022 SY 2022-23 Office of School Nutrition Memorandums of Agreement (MOAs)

11.03.2022 FC1-A Analysis Blank Form and Due Dates for 2022-23

11.02.2022 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants for SY 2022-23 (Memo and Applications)

10.03.2022 Determining Free and Reduced Price Meal Eligibility (Recording and Handouts)

9.30.2022  VERIFICATION: Guidance for Conducting the Annual Verification Process (Recording and Handouts)

9.19.2022  Revised Meal Patterns for NSLP and SBP

9.13.2022  Economically Disadvantaged Student (EDS) Data Files

9.08.2022  FFVP Approved Schools for SY 2022-23

8.26.2022  2022 CEP Annual Notification of Schools Eligibility Report

8.22.2022  Financial Forms (FC1-A) Due Dates

8.19.2022  HACCP Documents for SY 2022-23

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USDA Non-Discrimination Statement

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:, 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;

  2.  fax:
       (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or

  3.  email:


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.