Child Nutrition Program

Here at IDEA, we believe eating well and exercise lead to healthy college ready students.

Welcome! Our department leads the way in making IDEA Public Schools the healthiest school district in the nation. Comprised of over 500 employees, our campus teams prepare & serve nutritious meals to our students every school day.

The programs we offer are under the guidelines and policies set forth by the United States Department of Agriculture and state agencies that monitor compliance. Please see our resources below.

Pre-K Menu / Menu Escolar de Pre-K

September – ENG / ESP

October –  ENG / ESP

Special Diet Request Form 


Curbside Service

Flyer – Download

Panfleto – Download

LA Parent pick-up form Download


NEW – Meals on Wheels Program

Learn more about our new Meals on Wheels program in the Rio Grande Valley, San Antonio and Southern Louisiana by reading the blog below: 

IDEA Launches Meals on Wheels Program

Menu Pricing 

RGV/CTX – Regular / CEP

El Paso – Regular / CEP

Tarrant County – Regular

SoLa – CEP

Oscar Dunn – Regular

Supper Notice

English Download

Español Download

Discrimination Complaint Forms

English Download

Español Download

Wellness Policy


Free and Reduced Lunch Application (FARM)

Download – English

Download – Español

Download – Student Meal Account Mgmt in School Cafe

Request for Proposal/Quotes


Addendum #1

Meal Charge Policy

Download – TX ENG

Download – TX ESP

Download – LA

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