Child Nutrition Program

  • Mission

    Our mission is to provide each student with safe, well balanced, nutritious and affordable meals.  We provide nutrition education and promote healthy eating habits.  We provide healthy breakfasts, lunches and snacks so that the students of Cheektowaga-Sloan Schools are ready to engage in the learning environment that prepares all students to become responsible citizens in a diverse, global society.


    Assisting all students to realize their potential in a rapidly changing, diverse, global society by providing healthy food for building their foundation.


    • A hungry child cannot learn.
    • All students will have the opportunity to participate in the National School Breakfast and Lunch Program.
    • We recognize the vital relationship of nutrition and education.
    • We offer nutritious meals at breakfast and lunch with friendly service by qualified staff observing high sanitation and safety standards, utilizing cost-effective management practices, and following the School Nutrition Program guidelines.  
    • Diversity enriches our School Nutrition program through the recognition of the different cultures.

    Good Nutrition and School meals go hand in hand!

    Meals, foods and beverages sold or served at schools meet state and federal requirements which are based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines.  We provide students access to a variety of different items daily to choose from.  Students must take three or four items, one being fruit or juice to quality as a school breakfast.

    Lunch guidelines require us to offer 5 Components (Milk, Fruit, Vegetable, Whole Grains and Protein). Students must take a minimum of three components, one of which must be a fruit or vegetable.

    Nondiscrimination Statement

    In accordance with Federal civil rights law 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, age, 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 complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint, 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 Agriculture 
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW 
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

    2. fax: (202) 690-7442; or 

    3. email:

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

    Special meal accommodations can be made with a medical note from a doctors’ office on file stating the allergy/disability and the substitution.

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