Child Nutrition

Welcome to the Child Nutrition Department

Isle of Wight County Child Nutrition Department participates in the National School Breakfast and Lunch program and is responsible for preparing more than 3,500 meals each day. We encourage every child to participate in school breakfast and lunch programs, which provide well-balanced and well-prepared meals, as well as a la carte and snack items that meet all Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act guidelines.  The Child Nutrition Department offers a variety of menu selections which are designed to ensure we meet the nutritional needs of our students as established by USDA guidelines.

Our department continuously works on teaching the importance of healthy eating habits, as part of healthy lifestyle. Parents are encouraged to prepay for their children's meals. The website, enables parents secure credit card payment options. Registration with the K12 Payment Center gives parents access to their student's lunchroom balance and meal history, and offers e-mail notification when the account balance drops below a set limit.

All students enrolled in Isle of Wight County Schools are given an opportunity to apply for free and reduced price meals.  Applications may be completed privately and securely online at  Forms can be obtained from your school's cafeteria, main office, or by downloading the documents below.
The full policy for free or reduced-price meals can be viewed in the document below.
Need help to complete a Meal Application?  Contact IWCS at 757-357-4393.
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; or                                                                                                                            
2. fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or                                                                                                                  
3. email: [email protected]

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Declaración de no Discriminación

De conformidad con la ley federal de derechos civiles y las políticas y regulaciones de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de EE. UU. (USDA), esta institución tiene prohibido discriminar por motivos de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo (incluidas la identidad de género y la orientación sexual), discapacidad, edad o represalias por actividades anteriores de derechos civiles.

La información del programa puede estar disponible en idiomas distintos del inglés. Las personas con discapacidades que necesitan medios alternativos de comunicación para obtener la información del programa (por ejemplo, Braille, letra grande, cinta de audio, lenguaje de señas estadounidense) deben comunicarse con la agencia estatal o local responsable que administra el programa o con el Centro TARGET del USDA llamando al (202) 720-2600 (voz y TTY), o deben comunicarse con el USDA mediante el Servicio Federal de Retransmisión llamando al (800) 877-8339.

Para presentar una queja por discriminación del programa, el denunciante debe completar un Formulario AD-3027, Formulario de queja por discriminación del programa del USDA, que puede conseguir en línea en en cualquier oficina del USDA, llamando al (866) 632-9992 o escribiendo una carta dirigida al USDA. La carta debe contener el nombre, la dirección y el número de teléfono del denunciante, y una descripción escrita de la supuesta acción discriminatoria con los detalles suficientes para informar al subsecretario de derechos civiles (ASCR) sobre la naturaleza y la fecha de la supuesta violación de derechos civiles. Debe enviarse el Formulario AD-3027 completado o la carta al USDA por:

1. Correo postal: 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 o (202) 690-7442
3. Correo electrónico: [email protected]

Esta institución es un proveedor de igualdad de oportunidades.