Student Nutrition Department

  • Mission Statement

    To contribute to the well-being of every student by providing nutritious, appealing meals in order for each student to learn and perform at the highest level. 

    Nutrition Policy

    The Red Oak ISD School Nutrition Department participates in the National School Lunch Program, and the School Breakfast Program. Our team of food and nutrition professionals are dedicated to providing quality meals to students, staff, and visitors, and support learning by promoting healthy habits for lifelong nutrition and fitness practices.

    All meals, snacks, and beverages sold or served by the Student Nutrition Department meet the requirements of the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act and the Smart Snacks in School policy. We encourage students to make healthy meal choices by providing access to a variety of healthy menu options, and daily choices of fresh fruits and vegetables. 


    School Cafe

    Red Oak ISD Student Nutrition Department offers a way to put money in your child's lunch account using School Cafe. Online deposits may be made through School Cafe. Parents are able to register for an account and view information for free. Parents are also able to view account balances or recent purchases in the school cafeteria, add money to their child's account, transfer account balances between siblings, set up low balance alerts, and view menus.

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    Cafeterias & Student Nutrition

    If allowed and deemed safe for students, cafeterias will be open to serve breakfast and lunch daily. The physical setup for the cafeteria and the schedule will be adjusted to reduce the number of students in the cafeteria at one time. Each campus cafeteria space will be evaluated to ensure social distancing. Some students will be eating in the cafeteria, spaced according to the recommended guidelines, and other students may eat in the classroom if necessary. All school meals will be served by employees, meaning student self-serve tables will not be used. 

    To minimize possible outside exposure and to allow for adequate physical distancing for students during meal times, school protocols include no food/gift deliveries will be accepted and non-essential visitors will not be allowed on campuses or in cafeterias.

    • All ROISD Student Nutritional staff are Serve Safe Certified.
    • Staff will use gloves when preparing and serving meals.
    • ROISD cafeterias will be cleaned and disinfected daily. 
    • ROISD serving and eating areas are cleaned between uses.
    • Students must properly wear IDs at breakfast and lunch to ensure efficient scanning of IDs for payment.
    • Parents who pack a lunch for their students should pack items that are easily opened by the student to avoid the handling of their food by others.
    • Students may not share food due to allergy restrictions. 

     



    In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

    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 responsible Agency or USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or 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 discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at How to File a Program Discrimination Complaint 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: program.intake@usda.gov.

    USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.

  • Victoria Ybarra
    Victoria Ybarra
    Director of
    Student Nutrition

    Office Hours:

    Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

     

    Office Location:

    109 W. Red Oak Road
    Red Oak, Texas 75154

    Contact Number:

    972-617-2941 ext. 4094 
    Fax # 972-617-4326