- Operates under the guidelines of Community Eligibility which allows all students to have free meals
- Provides a 6.8 million dollar budget separate from the general fund
- Consists of 145 employees
- Meets USDA (United States Department of Agriculture), TDA (Texas Department of Agriculture), and local guidelines
The mission of the South San Antonio Independent School District Child Nutrition Services Department is to contribute to a student's learning experience by providing good quality, nutritious meals while promoting good nutrition and a healthy eating environment.
The goal of the Food & Child Nutrition department is to offer a wide variety of nutritious meals to promote good health and good eating habits. All students are encouraged to participate in the breakfast and lunch programs that operate under the guidelines of the National School Breakfast and Lunch programs.