Welcome to School Nutrition
SCHOOL NUTRITION PROGRAM MISSION STATEMENT
Brandywine School District School Nutrition Program is committed to protecting and enhancing children’s health and well-being. Nutrition influences a child’s development, lifelong health status, and potential for learning.
School Nutrition achieves these goals by providing students with nutritious and appetizing meals served courteously, in a sanitary and pleasant dining environment. School Nutrition is an integral part of the school learning environment. Nutrition education activities in the classrooms and the dining rooms support the comprehensive health education program.
NEW MOBILE APPLICATION AVAILABLE FOR SY2017-2018: SchoolCafe
Make Payments, Apply for Meal Benefits, and View the Menus in one place.
Connecting BSD Families with School Nutrition. Parents can manage student accounts: Make payments, view purchase history, receive low balance alerts, view school menus, nutrition and allergy information, and apply for meal benefits. Students can use SchoolCafe to view menus, "Make a Tray" to build a meal for the day and see the nutrient information, give feedback, see balance information, answer polls and rate menu items. Favorite specific items on the menu so you can know when they will be available in the cafeteria. For more info, click here.1. THE ONLINE PAYMENT SYSTEM IS AVAILABLE. Please click on the link below to begin.2. FAMILY MEAL BENEFIT Form* Two ways to Apply for Benefits: Online or Paper Applications1. ONLINE - The Family Meal Benefit form my now be completed online at www.SchoolCafe.comQuick Online Application Steps Visit SchoolCafé.com:--> Sign In with your username and password. Register if you are new to the website.--> Click on Eligibility Benefits, then click on Apply.--> Follow the instructions to complete your online application or if you need more information click the links below.Click Here for a Quick Video on the Online Meal Benefit Appicaiton Process orClick Here for Frequently Asked Questions.2. Paper ApplicationPlease click below to obtain a Paper Application FormPlease click below for larger print formats of the Application InstructionsPlease send completed paper application to your child's school nutrition cafeteria.An eligibility notice letter will arrive in the mail within 10 business days of receipt.3. USDA MEAL STANDARDSUSDA has announced new Meal Standards Flexibility for the 2017-2018 School Year. Please know that we are committed to continue to provide nutritionally sound meals for all students with high food quality, including the incorporation of many from scratch recipes and products that meet our clean ingredient label standards. We are proud to further develop our program this coming school year and provide the best meals possible to all Brandywine School District Students.4. SCHOOL NUTRITION PROGRAM CONTACT INFORMATION:School Nutrition is located at the Brandywine Operations Centeron the corner of Route 202 and Mount Lebanon Road at:4 Mount Lebanon RoadWilmington, DE 19803302-529-3110fax: 302-529-3120USDA Non-Discrimination StatementIn accordance with Federal civil rights laws and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.To file a program complain of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Compliant Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/compliant_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:1) mail: U.S. Department of AgricultureOffice of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights1400 Independence Avenue, SWWashington, D.C. 20250-9410;2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or3) email: program.intake.@usda.gov.This institution is an equal opportunity provider.