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Hemet Unified School District. Successes, Challenges and Opportunities. Our Schools & Community…. 24 Schools 21,157 Students 75% F&R Eligibility 4 million meals/year 700 square miles Rich history of farming, especially citrus 50% Hispanic

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Hemet unified school district

Hemet Unified School District

Successes, Challenges and Opportunities


Hemet unified school district

Our Schools & Community…

  • 24 Schools

  • 21,157 Students

  • 75% F&R Eligibility

  • 4 million meals/year

  • 700 square miles

  • Rich history of farming, especially citrus

  • 50% Hispanic

  • Many students are English language learners


Feeding children

Feeding Children

  • Central Kitchen

    • Cook chill system

    • Bakery

    • Pizza Department

    • Salads & Subs

    • Warehouse

    • Freezers & Refrigerators

    • 80% Scratch

  • Kitchens on Site

    • Ovens

    • Warmers

    • Freezers & Refrigerators

    • Knives & Cutting Boards!

    • 30-40% “Speed Scratch”


Successes

Successes

  • Farm to School

    • Started in 2009

    • 47% of produce purchased locally

    • Local: <50 miles from central kitchen

    • Better quality

    • Lower or same price

    • Kid approved!


Successes1

Successes

  • Salad Bars

    • 16 bars donated through SB2S

    • Currently in 3 schools

    • Kids, parents and teachers love them!

    • More Choice

    • Less waste


Successes2

Successes

  • Healthier US Schools Challenge

    • All 14 of our elementary schools won

    • 13 GAoD, 1 Silver

    • Most GAoD in CA

    • 4th most is US!


Hhfka challenges

HHFKAChallenges


Fruits and vegetables

Fruits and Vegetables

  • Subgroups

  • Waste

  • Cost

  • Time to Eat


Grains and proteins

Grains and Proteins

  • Whole Grains

  • Menu Variety

  • Portion Sizes

  • Vegetarian Options


Competitive foods

Competitive Foods

  • SB12 & SB965 since 2006

  • Compliance Issues


Opportunities

Opportunities


At the local level

At the Local Level…

  • Wellness Policy with language on nutrition standards & competitive foods

  • Get parents and students involved

  • Market fruits and vegetables

  • Offer nutrition education

  • Get creative with menu design

  • Ask for help!

  • Apply for recognition


State and federal level

State and Federal Level…

  • Mandate longer lunch periods

  • Allow districts to build and finance Nutrition Centers/Central Kitchens

  • Include nutrition in standardized testing

  • Properly fund school athletics

  • Establish repercussions for the entities that violate Competetive Food Standards


Do what s right for kids

Do what’s right for kids


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