The district offers three different
milk programs. Each program is set up to meet the needs of a specific group of
USDA Special Milk Program provides a free milk to any elementary school child
participating in any half-day program, including pre-kindergarten or early
childhood, and English as a Second Language. These children do not have access
to the breakfast or lunch programs. There is no charge for the milk served to a child participating in the program.
Wisconsin School Day Milk Program is a local assistance program that provides free milk to
children in public and private schools, grades pre-kindergarten through five,
who meet the National School Lunch Program guidelines for free or reduced-price
meals. It is a state-authorized, state-funded program. Their classmates must be
offered the opportunity to purchase milk at the same time.
A la carte milk is offered in all schools to both students and staff. The
current price is 35¢ per ½ pint.
The School District offers 3 different types of milk. Non-fat chocolate flavored, skim white, and 1% white milk. Starting in 2011-12 school year, children in the pre-kindergarten or early childhood programs were offered a choice of white milk only. In 2012-13, these children, now in kindergarten will only be offered white milk for their "recess" break. The pre-kindergarten and early childhood children will only be offered white milk.
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