School and Community Nutrition Programs
School Nutrition Programs Summer Food Service Program Child & Adult Care Food Program Food Distribution Program
- About School and Community Nutrition
The Indiana Department of Education, Division of School and Community Nutrition Program is the administering agency for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Child Nutrition Programs. The Division is actively involved in improving the health and well being of Indiana’s citizens, especially children.
The Division works closely with food service professionals in a variety of settings, including public and private schools, day care organizations, and other nonprofit organizations that serve nutritious meals to eligible recipients.
Division employees distribute a variety of USDA developed educational and training resources. The Division also provides a variety of technical assistance and training opportunities for food service, education, and health care professionals with the aim of helping the state’s children choose healthy life styles for successful living. Collaborative relationships are maintained with many governmental agencies and other organizations with similar goals.
Provide monetary and food assistance to schools and institutions participating in USDA Child Nutrition Programs enabling them to efficiently and attractively provide nutritious meals. The Division offers eligible participating organizations education, training, and technical assistance to ensure compliance with USDA regulations, policies, and instructions.
To be a nutritionally aware community that fosters the development of healthy Indiana citizens.
Free And Reduced Price Data
Files for each year are in identical formats. Each report lists Free and Reduced-Price Data by School and Corporation for all Public and Non-public participants in the National School Lunch Program.
- School Year 2019-2020 Data
- School Year 2018-2019 Data
- School Year 2017-2018 Data
- School Year 2016-2017 Data
- School Year 2015-2016 Data
- School Year 2014-2015 Data
- School Year 2013-2014 Data
- School Year 2012-2013 Data
- School Year 2011-2012 Data
- School Year 2010-2011 Data
- School Year 2009-2010 Data
- School Year 2008-2009 Data
- School Year 2007-2008 Data
- Federal Regulations
- Federal Waivers
- USDA COVID Waiver Indiana May 22 Signed
- Summer 2022 & SY 2022-23 12(l) Waiver
- USDA Waiver Checklist
- USDA Waiver 4 Year Review Cycle
- Richmond Community Schools Waiver 2023
Keeping Kids Fed Act
- July 08, 2022 - Nationwide Waiver of the Summer Sponsor Application Deadline and to Allow Reimbursement for Meals Served Prior to Notification of Approval for Summer 2022 Operations
- June 30, 2022 - Nationwide Waiver to Extend Area Eligibility Waivers for Summer 2022 Operations – EXTENSION 5
- June 30, 2022 - Nationwide Waiver to Allow Area Eligibility for Closed Enrolled Sites for Summer 2022 Operations – EXTENSION 4
- June 30, 2022 - Nationwide Waiver to Allow Summer Food Service Program Reimbursement Rates for the Seamless Summer Option in Summer 2022
- June 30, 2022 - Nationwide Waiver to Allow Fiscal Action Flexibility for Meal Pattern Violations Related to COVID-19 Supply Chain Disruptions Impacting School Meals in School Year 2022-2023 – EXTENSION
School Year 2021-2022 Waivers
- September 15, 2021 - Waiver to Allow Fiscal Action Flexibility for Meal Pattern Violations Related to COVID-19 Supply Chain Disruptions Impacting School Meals in School Year 2021-2022
- April 20, 2021 - Child Nutrition Nationwide Waiver Update for School Year 2021-2022
- April 20, 2021 - Nationwide Waiver to Allow the Seamless Summer Option through School Year 2021-2022
- April 20, 2021 - Nationwide Waiver to Allow Summer Foods Service Program Reimbursement Rates in School Year 2021-2022
- April 20, 2021 - Nationwide Waiver to Allow Non-Congregate Meal Service for School Year 2021-2022
- April 20, 2021 - Nationwide Waiver to Allow Parents and Guardians to Pick Up Meals for Children for School Year 2021-2022
- April 20, 2021 - Nationwide Waiver to Allow Specific School Meal Pattern Flexibility for School Year 2021-2022
- April 20, 2021 - Nationwide Waiver to Allow Offer Versus Serve Flexibility for Senior High Schools in School Year 2021-2022
- April 20, 2021 - Nationwide of Meal Times for School Year 2021-2022
- April 20, 2021 - Nationwide Waiver of Area Eligibility in the Afterschool Programs and for Family Day Care Home Providers in School Year 2021-2022
- April 20, 2021 - Nationwide Waiver of Onsite Monitoring Requirements in the School Meals Program - Revised - EXTENSION
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:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.