School Nutrition Services Department
Pamela Gallagher
Coordinator of School Nutrition Services 
215-853-1080
 

re-think

 


 

Check out these quick nationwide stats around how things are changing for
the better when it comes to school meals!
  • 10% sodium reductions.

  • Grades K-8 receive ½ cup and grades 9-12 receive 1 cup servings of fruit per day.

  • Grades K-8 receive ¾ cup and grades 9-12 receive 1 cup servings of vegetables per day.

  • Products made with 51% whole grain are offered daily for breakfast and lunch.

  • Calorie limits for lunch are between 550-850 based upon age.

  • Calorie limits for breakfast are between 350-600 based upon age.

  • Schools buy American grown and produced products.

  • Schools must offer 3-3/4 to 5 cups of vegetables per week for lunch, including vegetables that are dark orange/red, dark green and beans/legumes.

  • School meals have a weekly average of less than10% saturated fat and 0g of trans fat.

  • Schools must offer milk daily and offerings consist of low-fat and fat-free.


 
 If you would like to email the School Nutrition Services office, please send your comments to School Nutrition Services.