Board of Education Policy 8500: Food Service Management

The Board of Education recognizes that school cafeterias are part of the total school program. The Board shall therefore provide adequate food service facilities, resources and personnel for all elementary and secondary students in district schools.

Food service management is the responsibility of the Food Service Director. The school food service should be operated in the most economical, efficient and satisfactory method given the student’s needs and the district’s resources.

Cross-ref: 8250, Free and Reduced Price Food Services

Ref: Education Law §305(14)(a)

Adopted: February 26, 1996