• Offer Versus Serve

    Students are offered 5 component on their tray: Meat/Meat Alternate, Vegetable, Fruit, Grain/Bread, and Milk. To have a complete tray with offer vs serve the student must have at least 1/2 cup fruit or vegetable along with 2 other food components as listed above.

    For more information about the rules of Offer versus Serve 
    program, check out this information from the Arkansas Department of Education.
    Below you will see the meal patterns for each age group and what is offered and how much is offered per day to a student.
     National School Lunch Program Meal Pattern and Nutrient Specifications