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Global Scholars Academy committed to developing and serving healthier and tastier nutritional choices for our scholar, because we know that healthier scholars make better learners!

We also believe that no scholars should start his or her school day hungry — so every child enrolled in Global Scholars Academy is offered a healthy breakfast and lunch.

Meal Prices 2021 – 2022

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Our Mission

The mission of Global Scholars Academy School Nutrition Services is to distribute quality meals and institute a nutritious program which supports the educational and physical growth of scholars.

In order to achieve this mission, we are dedicated to:

  • Concentrating on the nutritional needs of our scholars
  • Educating scholars on making healthy choices as a lifelong dietary habit

The Breakfast Program

Breakfast is offered daily before the start of the day.
A breakfast consists of:

1) An entrée made with grain and/or meat/meat alternate
2) Milk
3) Fruit and a juice

All scholars will be required to take all items in order to receive the meal at free meal prices and then can decide to eat or give away. Only a complete school breakfast can qualify for scholar free meal prices.

The Lunch Program

Lunch consists of:

  • Meat/Meat alternate
  • Grain
  • Vegetable
  • Fruit
  • Milk

Scholars must take all items in order to receive the meal at free meal prices and then can decide to eat or give away . The menus follow the Enhanced-Food Based Guidelines established by the USDA and the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which assure breakfast meets one-fourth and lunch meets one-third of the daily recommended intake of calories, fat, proteins, vitamins and minerals for scholars. Child Nutrition provides meatless meals for scholars as an option to dietary or lifestyle choices. Each month the menu features 1 meatless entrée.

Global Scholars Academy meals meet the USDA guidelines for low saturated fat, cholesterol, zero added trans fats, whole grains, high fiber and reduced sodium.

Health and Wellness Policy

Global Scholars Academy is committed to providing a school environment that promotes a positive culture of health and wellness. Global Scholars Academy applies practices that reduce childhood obesity and enhance scholars’ ability to learn by executing healthy eating, physical activity in a tobacco and drug-free culture while demonstrating habits that support lifelong physical and mental wellness.

For more information on Health and Wellness Policy click here.

Please see our Triennial Assessment Report here.

Resources and Tools

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted 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; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:
    Program.Intake@usda.gov

 This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

 

Recursos y herramientas

De acuerdo con la ley federal de derechos civiles y las normas y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de EE. UU. (USDA), es prohibido que esta institución discrimine por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo (incluida la identidad de género y la orientación sexual), discapacidad, edad, o represalia o represalia por actividad anterior de derechos civiles.

La información del programa puede estar disponible en otros idiomas además del inglés. Las personas con discapacidades que requieran medios alternativos de comunicación para obtener información del programa (p. ej., Braille, letra grande, cinta de audio, lenguaje de señas estadounidense), deben comunicarse con la agencia estatal o local responsable que administra el programa o el Centro TARGET del USDA al (202) 720- 2600 (voz y TTY) o comuníquese con USDA a través del Servicio Federal de Retransmisión al (800) 877-8339.

Para presentar una queja por discriminación en el programa, el Demandante debe completar el Formulario AD-3027, Formulario de Queja por Discriminación en el Programa del USDA, que se puede obtener en línea en: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR %20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, desde cualquier oficina del USDA, llamando al (866) 632-9992, o escribiendo una carta dirigida al USDA. La carta debe contener el nombre, la dirección, el número de teléfono y una descripción escrita de la supuesta acción discriminatoria del denunciante con suficiente detalle para informar al Subsecretario de Derechos Civiles (ASCR) sobre la naturaleza y la fecha de la supuesta violación de los derechos civiles. Puede enviar El formulario o carta AD-3027 completo al USDA por estas maneras:

  1. Correo:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. Fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. Correo electrónico:
    Program.Intake@usda.gov

Esta institución es un proveedor de igualdad de oportunidades.