Menu Certification for 6 Cents

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFKA) requires the additional 6 cents per lunch reimbursement be provided to school food authorities certified by ADE to be in compliance with the new meal pattern requirements.

How to Submit a Complete Certification Package:

Step by Step Guidance:

 Additional Resources and Forms: 

  • One Week Menu

There is not a required standardized template for the One-Week Menu. Here is some guidance for the One Week menu: One Week Menu Requirements

  • Lunch and Breakfast Menu Worksheets

To access the Lunch and Breakfast 5 day worksheets, please click the appropriate link below.  For all other worksheets, visit the USDA Food and Nutrition Services Website at:

Breakfast Certification Worksheets:
Lunch Certification Worksheets: