School Nurtrition Program
AACMS offers our students healthy meals for breakfast and lunch through our School Nutrition Program. All Meals are free for the 2021-2022 School year.
2021-2022 Breakfast & Lunch Procedures
We are pleased to inform you that Arts Academy Charter Middle School will be participating in the Seamless Summer Option (SSO) in the 2021-2022 school year. This program is available to schools and districts as part of the waivers issued by USDA on April 20, 2021.
All enrolled students of Arts Academy Charter Middle School are eligible to receive a nutritional breakfast and lunch each school day at no charge to your household.
No further action is required of you. Your child(ren) will be able to participate in these meal programs without paying a fee or submitting an application.
If we can be of any further assistance, please contact us at 610-351-0234 ext 519.
Free and Reduced Meals
AACMS participates in the National Free and Reduced Lunch Program.
Other Important School Nutrition Information
Lunch Credits: It is the responsibility of each parent/guardian to track their child’s lunch credits. AACMS offers credits for excused absences, field trips, and school days cancelled due to poor weather, but credit slips are not automatically distributed. Please note the date of any credits to be used when submitting the next month’s lunch menu.  (N/A for the 21/22 sy)


Milk: Any student may purchase milk during lunch periods at a cost of $0.50 per carton. AACMS does not permit soda during school hours.

Forgotten Lunches: If your student forgets his/her lunch, AACMS will serve him or her that day’s main meal at the cost of the family’s qualifying meal rate. Please remember to contact the school to arrange for payment of negative meal balances.  (Free 21/22sy)

Fast Food & Soda: Per national school lunch guidelines, AACMS does not permit fast food on campus during school hours.   Sodas are also not permitted during school hours.  
 
Questions & Resources
If you have questions or concerns, please contact our National School Lunch Program Coordinator, Heather Woodell, at (610) 351-0234 ext. 519 or hwoodell@arts-cs.org
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Disclaimer
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) E-mail: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.