EAT SMART TO BE SMART |WHOLE GRAIN GOODNESS
Onslow County Schools provides nutritious breakfast and lunch meals designed around the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Dietary Guidelines of MY PLATE. Guidelines restrict the amount of fat, sodium, and sugar in our meal selections and encourage increased consumption of fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grain products, and calcium-rich foods
A student breakfast may include three of four items: 2 breads and/or 1 bread and 1 meat, two fruits, and a milk choice. Frequently, the entree is equal to two items (a combination of meat/grain or two grains). Students may decline any one component of the four items offered. All breakfasts must have a minimum of 1/2 C of fruit.
A student lunch includes 5 menu components from the following categories: 1 meat or alternative, 2 options of vegetables, and 2 choices of fruits, low or fat-free milk, and bread. Each student meal must contain a fruit or vegetable. Students may decline up to two of any of the menu components offered. Occasionally, schools may provide a third-choice entree based on availability. Students opting for all fruit and vegetables must select a minimum of 1 1/2 cups of fruit and vegetables.
OCS Breakfast and Lunch Prices
Need to Complete a Free & Reduced Lunch Form?
Follow the link below to complete the online Free and Reduced Lunch form.