It is our goal to balance providing appealing and nutritious daily meal choices to students and staff and the operation of a financially sound school nutrition program that complies with federal and state school meal regulations.
The School Nutrition Department is accepting applications for part-time or substitute Nutrition Associates and full-time Lead Nutrition Associates. For additional information and application, click here. You may also call (540) 562-3788 for more information.
Free and Reduced Meal Programs
Free/reduced household meal applications are now being accepted for SY23-24!
Visit LINQ Connect to complete an online application for free/reduced meals.
Paper applications are available in the front office of your child's school.
Eligibility is determined by household size and income. An eligibility determination letter will be mailed to you.
2023 Community Eligibility Provision Schools
Certain schools in the division will be participating in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) as implemented through the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Schools participating in CEP this year are:
Burlington Elementary, Herman L. Horn Elementary, Masons Cove Elementary, Mount Pleasant Elementary, Mountain View Elementary, Northside High, Northside Middle and W.E. Cundiff Elementary.
All students attending a CEP school will be provided a nutritious breakfast and lunch meal each day at no cost. Households with students attending these schools will not be required to submit a meal application or to pay a fee for these students to receive meals.
Online Payment Provider
Beginning August 1, 2023, online payments have a processing fee of 3.95% of the transaction amount with a minimum fee of $2.85 per transaction.
Payments may be made at no charge in all school cafeterias by cash or check.
There is no charge to maintain your LINQ Connect account, which allows families to view student meal transactions and set spending limits or restrictions.
Titan Family Portal became LINQ Connect at https://linqconnect.com. Account holders may continue to use their Titan Family Portal username and password. All student information will crossover to LINQ Connect, including student balances. There is also a new LINQ Connect app.
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.
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For the 2023-2024 school year, reduced-price meal costs will be waived.
Local Wellness Policy
RCPS recognizes the link between student health and learning and desires to provide a comprehensive program promoting healthy eating and physical activity for our students. Click here to submit questions, comments or feedback about the Student Wellness Policy.