School Nutrition

Arlethia Brown, Manager of School Nutrition
(856) 966-2000, Ext. 38825
Abigail Ramos, Special Assistant
(856) 966-2000, Ext. 38801

Mission Statement -

The CCSD School Nutrition operates in accordance with the New Jersey State and Federal Department of Agriculture requirements and guidelines. It is our mission to encourage and contribute to the development of our students and community.  It is our mission to provide nutritious, appetizing, and quality meals in a healthy and courteous manner. Promoting healthy options and providing breakfast after the bell, School Breakfast, School Lunch, After School Snack, Dinner, and other nutrition programs assists in the overall wellness of our students.

The CCSD will continue to participate in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Program for the 2019-2020 School Year and will offer free breakfast, lunch, snack, and dinner meals to all students sponsored by the Camden City School District.

Locally grown food items will be served in school regularly.


Wellness Committee –

The Camden City School District’s Wellness Committee meets every 3rd Monday of each month at 3:00 at 1033 Cambridge Street, Camden, NJ 08105. Please email or call Arlethia Brown, [email protected]; 856-966-2000, ext. 65598 with any questions.

District Wide Wellness Assessment:  2018-19 Wellness Assessment

Programs Offered-

NJ Food and Nutrition

  • School Nutrition Programs

    • NSLP – National School Lunch

    • NSB – National School Breakfast

    • FFVP – Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

    • ASSP – After School Snack Program

  • Child and Adult Care Food Program

  • Farm to School Program

  • Summer Food Service Program

Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

And Justice for All(1)   mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2)   fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3)  email: [email protected].

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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