Menus and About our Food
About Seattle Public Schools Menus and Food Selection
Our menus are planned to meet and often exceed USDA menu planning regulations for school meals and we are proactively working to incorporate the Institute of Medicine’s recommendations for school meal programs.
We have new initiatives partnering with local farmers and local chefs to create recipes that appeal to students and utilize fresh seasonal (local) ingredients.
We welcome your feedback, menu and recipe suggestions. Please contact Culinary Services.
- A greater focus on fruits and vegetables at breakfast.
- More whole-grain rich items.
- Meals contain less sodium.
Breakfast and lunch is served each day in all Seattle schools.
Please Note: Menus are subject to change without notice. For the latest menu information, contact your school administration to connect with the school’s kitchen manager.
- High School Breakfast and Lunch Menus October 2023
- Middle School Breakfast and Lunch Menus October 2023
- Elementary School Breakfast and Lunch Menus October 2023
Food Allergies and Special Diet Requests
USDA Child Nutrition Programs support access to healthy meals to all children, including children with disabilities who have special dietary needs. Under the law, a disability is an impairment which substantially limits a major life activity, which can include allergies and digestive conditions, but does not include personal diet preferences and email completed forms to CulinaryDietRx@seattleschools.org.
If your child requires a special diet consideration, please complete the diet prescription form.
The form must be completed by a Licensed Physician when identifying a disability, or a Recognized Medical Authority (RMA) when identifying a non-disabling medical condition. For Diet Prescription purposes, a RMA includes a Licensed Physician, Doctor of Osteopathy, Licensed Physician’s Assistant, ARNP or Licensed Naturopathic Physician.
Seattle Public Schools has several special programs based on school community Demography is the scientific study of population that focuses on four basic More. Programs, such as Community Eligibility Provision, are intended to support vulnerable students and their families.