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:


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

    4-Day Schedule Certification Worksheet (Updated Sept. 2016)

    5- Day Schedule Certification Worksheet (Updated Sept. 2016)

    7- Day Schedule Certification Worksheet (Updated Sept. 2016)