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School Nutrition

Our Mission 

The mission of School Nutrition Services is to provide a nutritionally adequate, moderately priced breakfast and lunch in every Dare County School. We believe that when our students have access to healthy foods, they are better learners and become happy children. 

Public Notice: New Year, New Application for Free and Reduce Lunch (2022-2023) 

Due to the expiration of a federal waiver, school breakfasts and lunches will no longer be free for all students during the 2022-23 school year effect in August.  Families will need to apply for free and reduced meal benefits. More information can be located at the New Year, New Meal Application (English) (Spanish)

Cafeteria substitutes are needed - Apply Today!

To apply, visit the Dare County Schools Job Board. Hours and locations vary daily. Starting pay is $13/hour. The work schedules are family friendly.  Working as a substitute may lead to part-time regular daily employment at a higher rate of pay. Apply now to pursue these opportunities! Contact Kelleta Govan 252-480-8888 x 1921 if you have questions.


Kelleta Govan
School Nutrition Director
(252) 480-8888 extension: 1921

Current Meal Distribution Schedule

Electronic Free or Reduced Lunch Application -- Complete Here

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If you would like to complete a paper version of the Free and Reduced Meal Application, please click one of these links Free and Reduced Lunch Application (English Version / Spanish Version) or contact your child's school to request a copy. 

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