Menu and Nutritional Information
The Fort Bend ISD Child Nutrition Department offers a variety of food items that meet the needs of our diverse student and adult population. Breakfast and lunch use a traditional menu pattern planning system, which meets our department’s nutrition goals and adheres to USDA and the Texas Administration Code regulations. For additional information, please go to the Texas Department of Agriculture or Squaremeals.The Child Nutrition Department is committed to meeting or exceeding all recommended nutritional requirements as defined by the USDA and the TDA. We have also taken the necessary steps to ensure all students in our school system have meals that support healthy eating habits.
Examples of our practices that ensure we are complying with the new guidelines are:
All a la carte and snack items meet Federal Smart Snack regulations. For more details visit: USDA Smart Snacks in Schools.
- No deep fat frying (Broil and Bake only)
- Increased use of whole grain Pasta and Bread Products
- Servings of a variety of fresh fruit and vegetables
- Use of Low Fat Milk only
- Use of reduced fat cheese
- Increased offerings of Vegetarian/Meatless food items
- Meals do not exceed recommended calories, sodium and fat allowance
Click Here To View The Request for Dietary Accommodations Form (PDF)
Click Here To View The Nut Manufacturer Disclaimer
Click Here To View The CHO Count (PDF)
Request for Dietary Accommodations
Fort Bend ISD Child Nutrition provides nutritious meals to all students, including those who require special diets for medical reasons (i.e., disability, allergies, etc.) at no extra cost. The Request for Dietary Accommodations Form must be signed by a physician or recognized medical authority and submitted to the Child Nutrition Department by Fax: 281-634-1862 Attn: Dietitian OR by Email: DLCNDSpecialDiet@fortbendisd.com. Please note, that dietary accommodations may take up to 2-4 weeks to process from the time the form is received, especially at the beginning of the semester. Students will continue to receive a regular meal tray during this time. No accommodations will be made without the Child Nutrition's Request for Dietary Accommodations Form.
Removal of Dietary Accommodations
If there have been any medically necessary changes or if the accommodation needs to be discontinued, the Dietary Accommodations Discontinuation Form is accessible on the Child Nutrition's webpage found below Helpful Forms. No changes will be made to current accommodations until the Discontinuation Form has been submitted and processed.
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/ad-3027.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.