A la Carte- Smart Snacks & Beverage Information

  •                                                 Updated A la Carte List for the 23/24 School Year

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    * For Side By Side Comparisons Between Smart Snacks & Regular Products, Keep Scrolling

    What are the Smart Snacks Standards for Foods?

    To qualify as a Smart Snack, a snack or entree must firtst meet the general nutrition standards:

    • Be a grain that contains 50 percent or more whole grains by weight (have a whole grain as the first ingredient); or
    • Have as the first ingredient a fruit, a vegetable, a dairy product, or a protein food; or
    • Be a combination food that contains at least 1/4 cup of fruit and/or vegetable; and
    • The food must been the nutrient standards for calories, sodium, sugar, and fats:

     SS Nutrient Standards

    What are the Snart Snacks Standards for Beverages?

    • Water- Plain, with or without carbination
      • No Limit
    • Milk- Unflavored or flavored low-fat and fat-free milk
      • Elementary- 8 fl oz
      • Middle- 12 fl oz
      • High- 12 fl oz
    • Juice- 100% fruit or vegetable juice, with or without carbonation
      • Elementary- 8 fl oz
      • Middle- 12 fl oz
      • High- 12 fl oz
    • Diluted Juice- 100% fruit or vegetable juice diluted with water, with or without carbonation and with no added sweeteners
      • Elementary- 8 fl oz
      • Middle- 12 fl oz
      • High- 12 fl oz
    • Low- and No Calorie Beverages (High School ONLY)
      • Low- and no-calorie beverages, with or without caffeine and/or carbonation; calorie-free, flavored water
    • Caffeinated Beverages- remain an option for high school students. The new nutrition standards do not restrict the sale of caffeinated beverages to high school students.

    HS Bev

    For more information regarding Smart Snack requirements, please visit: USDA's Guide to Smart Snacks in Schools

  • Regular Chocolate Fudge Pop Tarts that you Find at the Store:

     Pop Pic Regular Poptart Nutrition Facts Reg Pop Nutrition

    Smart Snacks Chocolate Fudge Pop Tarts that Designed Specifically for Schools:

    SS Pop Tart SS Poptart Label

  • For More Information on the Nutrition Requirements for A la Carte Items Click the Links Below!



    *If you would like to place any restrictions or memos on your child’s account please contact us via email Marissa.acosta@boerneisd.net or by phone at (830)357-2165.


                             Meal Prices

    Breakfast: Grade PK-12- $2.30 Adult- $3.50

                          Reduced Price- $0.00


    Lunch: Grade PK-5 - $3.30  Grade 6-12 - $3.55 

                Adult - $4.75  Reduced Price - $0.40


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