Free and Reduced Price Meals 3-87

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 3-87


Free and Reduced-Price Meals

  1. Generally

    The School Board approves of the federal program of free and reduced-price meals. The School Board shall annually consider the agreement and directs the administration to be in compliance with all aspects of same.

  2. Participation in Payment

    The adult student or parents/legal guardians of minor students who qualify for reduced-price meals and whose school meal accounts have uncollected balances will be notified of the requirement to timely pay such costs. Uncollected balances that are not paid after notification will be referred for collection procedures.

  3. Protection of Anonymity of Students

    The School Board directs the administration to protect the anonymity of the student receiving free and/or reduced price-meals.

  4. Depriving Student of Lunch

    The Superintendent shall ensure that no student is denied a meal because of inability to pay all or part of the price of the meal.

Virginia Board of Education Regulations Governing School Lunch Sale of Food Items, 8 VAC 20-290-10, as amended.

U.S. Department of Agriculture Rules and Regulations, National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program: Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in School as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, 7 C.F.R. Parts 210 and 220.

Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, 42 U.S.C. § 1751, as amended.

Adopted by School Board: October 21, 1969
Amended by School Board: August 21, 1990
Amended by School Board: July 16, 1991
Amended by School Board: February 16, 1993
Amended by School Board: August 19, 2014