Child Nutrition/Cafeteria Services

Child Nutrition Services

Invitation to Bid
Arapahoe Charter School, a k-12 public school, is seeking quotes for a food distributor to provide food and supplies for its child nutrition program for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year.  Prospective bidders may access food specifications at under the Child Nutrition page or call Chris Watson at (252)249-2599.

IFB Cover Letter
Distributor IFB/Contract Terms & Conditions
Bid Specifications 2019-2020

Daily Breakfast Offering

Choice of milk:
Low fat (1%) white milk, skim chocolate, or skim strawberry
Variety of whole grain cereals
Whole grain pop tarts
100%  Fruit Juice

Daily Lunch Offering

Choice of milk: 
Low fat (1%) white milk, skim chocolate, or skim strawberry
Chef Salads Available Monday-Thursday

Meal Prices:

Breakfast Student Full Price $1.50  Reduced $0.30
Lunch Student Full Price $2.75  Reduced $0.40

Payment Options:

Meals and snacks are to be paid for at the time of sale or may be paid for in advance. 
Send money daily in the form of cash/check, or prepay by depositing money into a child's account. To pay online, go to

Daily menu items are subject to change due to availability or non-availability of selected items from vendors.



Free/Reduced Lunch Application 2018-19
Free/Reduced Lunch FAQ
Wellness Policy.pdf
Wellness Policy Evaluation Form

May Menu

10 Tips Nutrition Series

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, 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) email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.