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​​​​​Meal Pattern

5 Day Breakfast and Lunch Meal Pattern

3-7 Day Breakfast and Lunch Meal Pattern

Production Records

Food Production Record for Breakfast & Lunch (DE121) REV Nov2019

Instructions for Food Production Records REV Nov2019

Meal Production Evaluation Tool Instructions

Meal Production Evaluation Tool

Certification Worksheets

Accommodating Disabilities in the School Meal Program

Reasonable modifications to school meals are required to accommodate students with disabilities.  A written medical statement from a State-licensed healthcare professional is required if the modifications cannot be made within the Program meal pattern requirements.  All requests for accommodations must be documented and maintained on file.

Tools and Resources:

Sample Civil Rights Complaint Log

Sample Medical Statement to Request Accommodations for Disabilities in the School Meal Programs

SP 59-2016: Modifications to Accommodate Disabilities in the School Meal Programs

SP 26-2017: Accommodating Disabilities in the School Meal Programs: Guidance and Questions and Answers (Q&As)

Healthy Meal Pattern Guidance and Resources

Updated Offer vs Serve Guidance for the NSLP & SBP Beginning SY2015-16

SP11v2CN Labels Copied with a Watermark Acceptable Documentation

Whole Grain Rich Resource

SP 10-2014 (v3): Smoothies Offered in Child Nutrition Programs (revision)

SP 16-2012: Crediting Tofu and Soy Yogurt Products

SP 30-2012: Grain Requirements for the National School Lunch & School Breakfast Programs

SP 31-2013: Salad Bars in the National School Lunch Program

SP 02-2013: Corn Masa (Dough) for Use in Tortilla Chips, Taco Shells, and Tamales

Meal Pattern Promotions

These are provided as a courtesy. You are REQUIRED to have signage, but you do not have to use these.

Lunch OVS Components Signage FRONT 8.5 x 11 

Lunch Serving Line Component Tray BACK 8.5×11 

Lunch Meal Pattern Chart

USDA NSBP Meal Requirements QA-A2

USDA NSLP Meal Requirements QA-A3

Vegetable Subgroups