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Back to School 2022: School nutrition in Gwinnett schools for 2022-23

July 19, 2022

     Gwinnett County Public Schools’ (GCPS) award-winning School Nutrition Program provides tasty, nutritious meals to students at an economical price. GCPS cafeterias serve many of the brands families use at home including Tyson, General Mills, Kellogg’s, and Land O’ Lakes, to name a few. In addition, students are served a variety of fruits and vegetables through Gwinnett’s Farm to School program which has been in place since the 2010-11 school year.

     In all, 135 school cafeterias will offer breakfast and lunch daily. Students and parents can check out menus using an app—search for “NutriSlice” on Google Play or the App Store—or they can find menus online at

2022-2023 School Meal Prices:

Lunch                                                                  Breakfast*

Student lunch (elementary)          $2.25               Student breakfast                   $1.50

Student lunch (middle and high)  $2.50               Student breakfast (reduced)   $0.00

Student lunch (reduced)              $0.40               Adult breakfast                       $2.50

Adult lunch                                  $3.75

*Breakfast will be available at no charge at all Title I schools for all students. Also, Breakfast will be available at no charge for any students who have a reduced-price meal status at all non-Title I school locations. 

Families should complete the free/reduced-price meal application as soon as possible. Please click this link to access the online application.


What’s new on the menu?

  • 100% Beef Burger that is also Halal Certified
  • Brunch for Lunch returns to all menus
  • Global inspired cuisines to include Thai Dumplings, Yakisoba Noodles, Empanadas, and Rice Bowls
  • Easy Grab & Go options
  • More vegetarian options
  • Yogurt Options at Breakfast

2021-22 Program Accomplishments:

  •   Average health inspection score of 98.8
  • Served 29,606,664 student meals
    • 10,665,718 Breakfast
    • 19,940,946 Lunch


2021-22 Farm to School Highlights:

  • 3 million servings of regionally grown produce
  • 1 million servings were Georgia Grown produce


Follow GCPS’ School Nutrition Program on Instagram @cafegwinnett or on Facebook at Gwinnett County School Nutrition Program.

Please contact Communication and Media Relations for a zip file of photos of some of the new menu items.