Appomattox County Public School Food Service Department participates in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National School Lunch Program (NSLP), which is governed by the Child Nutrition Act. Recent changes to the Child Nutrition Act require:

  • A fruit or a vegetable must be on the lunch tray
  • A variety of vegetable choices offered throughout the week - including dark green, orange/red, beans and starches.
  • Minimum and maximum calorie limits for each school
  • Maximum sodium (salt) limit for each school

Increased serving sizes of fruits and/or vegetables

  • Decreased serving sizes of bread/grain
  • Bread/grains must be whole grain rich (51% or more whole grain)

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the school board office at 352-8251.

We hope your child will enjoy the meals at Appomattox County Public Schools and wish you a happy and productive school year!

Important Information

ACPS Meals at No Charge to Students for the 2022-2023 School Year

Appomattox County Public Schools announced its policy for providing free meals to all children served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs.

All schools will be participating in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) as implemented under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.

There will be no need to complete meal applications for the 2022-2023 school year. For more information on this please see the press release information in the "Learn More" section under Food and Nutrition.

Meal Prices


Teacher/Adult Lunch - $4.00 Adult/Student Milk - $0.35 Teacher/Adult Breakfast - $2.50 Breakfast A La Carte - $0.75 Extra Entree with Lunch - $1.25 A La Carte Entree without Lunch - $1.95

Non-Discrimination Statement

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/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.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:

  1. mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Right 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email: program.intake@usda.gov