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NCS Offerings vs Serve Lunch Program

Five components of the National School Lunch Program(NSLP) are offered daily:

Protein - Bread/Grain - Vegetable - Fruit - Milk

Students have the option of selecting a minimum of 3 of the 5 components to meet the minimum requirement for a complete NSLP reimbursable lunch.

A minimum ½ cup serving of fruit or vegetable (or combinations of fruit & vegetable) must be one of the student’s selections.

One price is established for a complete NSLP meal of five components.

Students who take 3, 4, or 5 components for lunch pay the same price