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 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)
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