The SEED Public Charter School of Washington, D.C. aims to provide age-appropriate and culturally sensitive instruction in nutrition, health and physical education that help students develop the knowledge, attitudes, and skills to enjoy healthy eating habits and a physically active lifestyle. To learn more, please review our Wellness Policy.

 

PUBLIC NOTIFICATION NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM

2016-2017 school year

The SEED School of Washington, D.C. is currently participating in the District of Columbia’s National School Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Program. The program follows USDA meal pattern requirements, rules and regulations. 

Studies have shown that children whose nutritional needs are met have fewer attendance and discipline problems and are more attentive in class. A good school breakfast and lunch is not only essential to academic achievement, but is also part of a child’s general health and wellness. 

If interested in providing your child with a high-quality education and nutritious meals, please contact Ken Arndt at karndt@seedschooldc.org  or 202.248.7773 ext. 3006


  
USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

For all other FNS nutrition assistance programs, State or local agencies, and their sub-recipients, must post the following Nondiscrimination Statement: 

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: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, 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

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. 

Also, the District of Columbia Human Rights Act, approved December 13, 1977 (DC Law 2-38; DC Official Code §2-1402.11(2006), as amended) States the following: 

It shall be an unlawful discriminatory practice to do any of the following acts, wholly or partially for a discriminatory reason based upon the actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, genetic information, disability, matriculation, or political affiliation of any individual. To file a complaint alleging discrimination on one of these bases, please contact the District of Columbia’s Office of Human Rights at (202) 727-3545.

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