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St. Francis Area Schools
A PreK-12 public school district serving the communities of Athens Township, Andover, Bethel, East Bethel, Linwood Township, Nowthen, Oak Grove, St. Francis and Stanford Township

Nutrition Services

St. Francis Area Schools Nutrition Services
4111 Ambassador Blvd. NW
St. Francis, MN 55070

Office 763-753-7060, Fax 763-753-7709

Nutrition Services Staff
Deb Halde, Office Professional 763-753-7015
Wendy Klobe, Program Supervisor 763-753-7061
Amanda Olson, Kitchen Specialist 763-753-7092

Welcome to the Nutrition Services department. St. Francis Area Schools provide students with access to a variety of foods that meet the health and nutritional needs of our students. We serve foods that meet state and federal requirements, which are based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines.

For information about the free and reduced lunch program or to obtain an application, call 763-753-7015.

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School meals feed the future!

  • Students who qualify for reduced-price school meals will receive free lunches and breakfasts
  • All kindergarten students qualify for free breakfast
  • Smart snacks sold to students regulations

Nutrition Goals of School Meals

  • To increase the fiber content of meals by offering complex carbohydrates such as whole grain bread products and fresh fruits and vegetables
  • To decrease the fat content from calories to 30 percent or less and no more than 10 percent of those calories from saturated fat over a five day period
  • Reduce sodium content of meals

Goals of the Nutrition Program

  • To provide one-third of the Recommended Daily Allowance of nutrients over a five day period
  • To increase the fiber content of meals by offering complex carbohydrates such as whole grain bread products and fresh fruits and vegetables
  • To decrease the fat content from calories to 30 percent or less and no more than 10 percent of those calories from saturated fat over a five day period
  • Reduce sodium content of meals

Nutrition Education

Nutrition Services supports the Wellness Committee initiatives by providing healthy school meals and snacks to the students of ISD 15.


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