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School Nutrition

The School Nutrition Programs unit administers school-based child nutrition programs throughout Montana on behalf of the Office of Public Instruction's Health Enhancement and Safety Division.

 Click here for the School Year 2016-17 Administrative Review Schedule Updated on 1/27/17

School Nutrition Programs Checklist 2017-18
Administrative Update Packet for Schools 2017-18

community eligibility
current events
direct certification
School Food Safety Program based on Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP)
food service
school wellness
nutrition standards


For more information, contact OPI School Nutrition Programs at 406-444-2501 or refer to the OPI School Nutrition Programs Staff Directory for more specific contact information.

Nondiscrimination Statement

Mission Statement: To ensure schools provide nutritious meals and promote healthy lifestyles through collaborative education and training, and administration of the USDA School Nutrition Programs.