DDESS Schools participate in the federally assisted U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National School Lunch and National School Breakfast programs, School meals meet a variety of important nutrition goals and provide nutritionally balanced meals to children each school day.
Families who apply and are qualified receive free or reduced price meals.
You can download the application from the USDA's Applying for Free and Reduced Price School Meals page.
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans promotes the ABC's for good health:
- Aim for fitness
- Build a healthy base
- Choose sensibly.