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Healthy Eating

Our Mission:

To contribute to the success of the East Central ISD and its students by offering and providing nutritious, well-balanced and quality meals in a healthy, friendly and welcome environment.  

  • ECISD serves over 3,000 breakfasts, 6,000 lunches, and almost 600 after-school snacks every day. This adds up to around 1 million lunches and 540,000 thousand breakfast meals per year!

  • All enrolled ECISD students receive free meals under The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) - is a non-pricing meal service option for schools and school districts in low-income areas. 
  • We operate under the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), School Breakfast Program (SBP) and the After-School Snack Program (ASCP)
  • We offer meals for our students from our food trailer during field trips and special events. 
  • We offer fresh fruit and vegetable choices daily for all meals at all 11 campuses.
  • We offer extensive a la carte options at all grade levels. 
  • We offer extensive internal catering options for students and staff outside of meal service times.  
  • We have approximately 90 hard-working and skilled employees who prepare, bake, and cook the meals at each of our campuses daily.

  • Employees receive ongoing training on HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) food safety procedures.

  • Child Nutrition Services has dedicated employees who plan and analyze menus, train staff, ensure meal program compliance, oversee the Child Nutrition Program and promote good nutrition among students, staff, and community members. 

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/ad-3027.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.

12/09/2022