Food Services

  • PBA Participats in Community Eligibility Provision (CEP)

    What is the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP)?

    The CEP was authorized by Congress as a part of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.  The provision allows Palm Bay Academy to provide breakfast and lunch to ALL enrolled students FREE of charge.  It eliminates the burden of collecting household applications to determine eligibility for school meal programs.

    Who benefits?          Everyone!

    Students                    All enrolled students have access to free nutritious meals, both breakfast and lunch

                                         Spend Less time in cashier lines and more time to eat nutritious tasty meals

    Parents                      No household application means less paperwork & no worries about lunch accounts

    School staff              Streamlined meal service operation & more time for students to enjoy their food

    Administrators        Reduced paperwork and administrative costs, no need to track unpaid meal charges

                                                              Nourished students are ready to learn and grow!

    Please Note: If your child will be arriving after 8:00 am, please remember to call the front office and order a lunch for your child. Lunches are ordered for students at 8:30 am for that day. If your child is not present during that time, a lunch will not be automatically ordered for them. 


    Lunch Times

    Traditional Elementary  (Main) Campus

    10:30am - 11:00am Kindergarten 
    10:30am - 11:00am  1st Grade
    11:10am - 11:40am 2nd Grade  
    11:10am - 11:40am 3rd Grade
    11:50am - 12:20pm 4th Grade  
    11:50am - 12:20pm 5th Grade  

    Language Immersion Campus

    10:45am - 11:15am Kindergarten
    11:20am - 11:50am 1st Grade and 3rd Grade
    11:55am - 12:25am 2nd Grade and 4th Grade

    Middle School Campus

    6th, 7th, and 8th  Dependant upon individual student schedule.

     


    Nutrition

    Palm Bay Academy strives to create inviting and nutritious meals. We supply all our locations from our Middle School campus cafeteria. Our meals are planned to meet U.S.D.A. nutrient standards under the National School Lunch Program. New regulations implemented in 2012 have positively impacted the school lunch program.

    All items for sale during school hours meet the Smart Snack Rule implemented in 2015

    Fresh fruit, steamed vegetables, healthy entrées are offered daily. Whole grain items include pizza crust, corn dogs, torillas, brown rice, whole wheat hamburger buns, hot dog buns & rolls, and all baked goods are reduced fat & calories.

    Bon Appetit!

    If you have questions or concerns, please contact Betsy Lifter at blifter@palmbayacademy.org or (321) 984-2710 x 109

     

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