School Nutrition Services

CCPS School Nutrition Services

Employees of the Food Service Department are dedicated to providing nutritious meals at a reasonable cost to students of Culpeper County Public Schools. We believe that well-nourished children find the road to success easier to travel.

All of our schools participate in the National School Lunch Program, which mandates nutritional requirements, including the percentage of calories from fat and amount of saturated fats.

The Food Service Department serves about 1,068,000 meals (breakfast and lunch) annually. Believe it or not, in one school year, Culpeper’s students consumed: 27,000 servings of green beans, 17,300 servings of grapes and 762,592 cartons of milk.

Food sales – both meals and ala carte items -- sustain the food service portion of the school budget. Our cafeterias remain budget neutral in a time when many food service departments look to the overall school budget for financial support. Our staff continually searches for food products that are not only wholesome but economical -- and just plain tasty.

School Cafeteria Prices for 2024-2025:

Breakfast:

  • K-12th grade - FREE

  • Adult- $2.75

Lunch: 

  • K-12th grade- FREE

  • Adult- $4.75

 A la carte menu prices vary according to selection.

Parents who would like to make requests or ask questions concerning their child’s food choices may contact the cafeteria manager at the school. Each school uses a computer system that can note food allergies and track or block a student’s food selections.

Greg Beamer

Greg Beamer

Director of Food Service

(540) 825-8212

Teresa Gouldman

Teresa Gouldman

Food Service Operations Coordinator

(540) 825-8212

Julie Johnston

Food Service Administrative Assistant

(540) 825-8212

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In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted 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; or

2. fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or

3. email: program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.