School Breakfast Program & Menu
Breakfasts promotes learning readiness and encourages healthy eating habits
The National School Breakfast Program operates in the same manner as the National School Lunch Program and overseen by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service. Any child at a participating school * may purchase a meal through the School Breakfast Program. Children from families with incomes at or below a preset criteria are eligible for free or reduced-price meals (adjusted to 30¢ each)
* Participating Gahanna-Jefferson Schools: Chapelfield, Goshen Lane, Jefferson, Lincoln & Royal Manor elementary schools; GMSS, GMSW & Lincoln High School/Gahanna Community School
Schol Lunch Program & Menu
A well-balanced lunch ensures your child has plenty of energy to keep learning through the afternoon!
The National School Lunch Program provides school children with one-third or more of their Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for key nutrients. These lunches are required to provide no more than 30 percent of calories from fat and less than 10 percent from saturated fat. USDA research indicates that children who participate in School Lunch have superior nutritional intakes compared to those who do not participate.
More about GJPS daily menu entrées
As a participating school district, not only does every GJPS building provide a nutritious (and delicious) meal, the District has enacted comprehensive student health and wellness initiatives address obesity, promote healthy eating, and physical activity through changes within the school environment.
*The data contained within these reports and the NUTRIKIDS® Menu Planning and Nutritional Analysis software should not be used for and does not provide menu planning for a child with a medical condition or food allergy. Ingredients and menu items are subject to change or substitution without notice. Please consult a medical professional for assistance in planning for or treating medical Conditions.