Powering Students Through Good Nutrition
At Williamson County Schools, we operate 50 kitchens located in each school. On average we are serving 16,500 meals a day, over 3 million meals a year. We prioritize the health and well-being of our students, and we understand the vital role that nutrition plays in their overall development and academic success. That's why our Food Service Department is committed to offering nutritious and delicious meals for breakfast and lunch every day.
We believe that a good start to the day is crucial, so we provide a well-balanced breakfast to ensure your children have the energy and focus they need for their morning classes. Our breakfast options include a variety of choices, such as whole-grain cereals, fresh fruits, yogurts, whole-grain bread, and milk. We aim to offer a range of options that cater to different dietary preferences and restrictions.
For lunch, we strive to provide a diverse menu that offers both classic favorites and nutritious alternatives. Our meals are carefully planned to include a balance of protein, whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and dairy products. We work hard to ensure that our menu meets the dietary guidelines and offers wholesome choices for your children. We also take into account any food allergies or dietary restrictions that have been shared with us, to ensure the safety and well-being of all students.
We make every effort to incorporate locally sourced and fresh ingredients whenever possible. Our food service team takes pride in preparing meals that are not only nourishing but also appealing to young taste buds. We understand the importance of creating a positive dining experience that encourages children to explore new flavors and make healthy choices.
We also encourage you to engage with your children and have conversations about their meal experiences at school. This can help us understand their preferences and make further improvements to our offerings.
Should you have any questions, concerns, or specific dietary needs for your child, please don't hesitate to reach out to our Food Service Department. We value your feedback and are always looking for ways to enhance our services and better serve our students.
School Breakfast & Lunch Menus
Due to supply chain distribution issues, the daily menus are subject to change at any time. As frequent substitutions are made by the manufacturers, WCS is currently unable to track carbohydrate counts or allergens in menu items. Contact the cafeteria manager at your school if you have any questions regarding your school's menu.
Parent & Student Meal Resources
If you would like to receive a copy of the District’s Wellness Policy or the District’s Wellness Assessment, please contact our office and we will be happy to provide you with a copy or answer any questions you might have.
Summer Feeding Program
Currently WCS does not offer this type of program. Please contact our office at 615-472-4990 and we will be happy to find the closest school district to your home that is offering this program over the summer months.
USDA Nondiscrimination Statement
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. View the full USDA nondiscrimination statement.
Free and Reduced Price School Meal Applications
Filling out the Application for Free and Reduced-Price School Meals determines eligibility for free or reduced-price meals, but it may also help provide the below:
- Discounts for fees associated with School Aged Child Care (SACC)
- Discounts for fees associated with college application processes
- Scholarship opportunities and discounted fees for ACT and AP tests
- Monthly internet service discounts
- State and federal funding for school budgets
Application information is completely confidential. Only one application per household is needed.
Parents can also apply by printing the Free and Reduced Price School Meals Application, completing the form, mailing it to the Food Services office, or turning it into the school’s cafeteria. The application can also be picked up at any school’s front office. Please note that this method may take up to 10 days for the Food Services department to process. Please mail your completed application to:
Williamson County Schools
1761 West Main Street
Franklin, TN 37064
Please contact the Food Services department at 615-472-4990 for assistance.
Quick Links and Forms
Contact: Food Services Department | (615) 472-4990