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Child Nutrition

Rockwood Child Nutrition Services staff member Joanie smiles for a picture with two Bowles Elementary students.

Contact Information

Child Nutrition
17146 Manchester Rd

Rockwood Child Nutrition Services (CNS) participates in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs. Our team of school nutrition employees serve more than 1.3 million quality, appealing meals to students annually. All meals are nutritionally balanced and adhere to the federal nutrition regulations set forth by the USDA.

The department has implemented many innovative initiatives, such as Farm to Table offering fresh local produce and nutrition education to help students make informed food choices.

New Eligibility Guidelines for the 2024-25 School Year

We encourage our families who may need assistance to fill out a meal application as soon as possible. Please note: If you filled out an application before July 1, 2024, you need to reapply for this school year under the new eligibility guidelines.

The quick and easy application, as well as the new eligibility guidelines, can be found on the Free and Reduced page. This year's meal prices can also be found on the Meal Prices and Account Balance page.

The USDA has compiled some helpful Frequently Asked Questions about the changes for parents that includes helpful information about continuing supply chain issues across the country that may affect our menu items here in Rockwood. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Child Nutrition Services office at 636-733-3250.

USDA Non-Discrimination 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:, 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
  3. email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.