In addition to academics, there are many other important areas that contribute to the experience of The City of Baker Public Schools, such as serving students nutritious meals! We believe that we have the responsibility to nourish our students' bodies and to provide a clean and safe learning environment.
Children need healthy meals to learn. The City of Baker School Board offers a choice of healthy meals every school day. Students may buy subsidized lunch and breakfast every school day. Students who meet the U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines may get meals free or at a reduced price lunch and breakfast. All meals served must meet nutrition standards established by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The Child Nutrition program nourishes and supports the students, faculty, staff, and guests by creating experiences that foster friendship, encourage learning, and cultivate community.
Create a variety of nutritious, enticing, and flavorful food
Provide experiences that nurture and delight
Deliver professional service
Build long-term relationships and cultivate community
Respect and develop our staff
Share our expertise and insight through value-added services
Seek efficiencies and remain fiscally responsible
A strong work ethic is the personal responsibility of every employee. We pledge to be accountable for our actions, words and results. We strive to make our work enjoyable and produce a level of personal satisfaction.
Our menu's are developed with ingredients that promote health and wellness. Nutritious meals impact the health and success of our students and are essential for strong academic performance. Our goal is to enhance student performance by providing nutritious meals and promoting the importance of healthy eating. Our nutrition standards are based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the Food Guide Pyramid. Student meals contain adequate calories and provide a variety of choices. We offer free and reduced lunch to qualified applicants. To achieve our goals: