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About NSLP

The National School Lunch Program (NSLP)


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) operates in public and private schools, providing nutritionally balanced meals each school day. Federal child nutrition programs like NSLP address child hunger and promote good nutrition.

With over 1 in 5 children in the United States living in a food-insecure household, NSLP plays a critical role in the healthy development and long-term health and educational outcomes for low-income children. 

The National School Lunch Program is an entitlement program that guarantees students a nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunch each day they are at school.

Students at Lifeline Education Charter School (LECS) will enjoy a variety of healthy choices in accordance with the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. LECS has made every effort to ensure that all meals include items that are healthy and fresh by providing healthier choices for school lunches, including whole grains and a variety of fruits and vegetables

 In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (202)720-5964 (voice and TDD).