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FOOD PROGRAMS

Our daycare and preschool classes are members of Georgia's Bright from the Start food program; they are provided with breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack each school day.  In addition, we offer hot lunch options for our Academy students.  The details for each program are outlined below.

Daycare & Pre-K

As a member of Georgia's Bright from the Start program, we offer healthy meals (breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack) that comply with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) requirements to all enrolled daycare and Pre-K children.

The menus are updated monthly and utilize fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables. You can view the monthly menu in your child's classroom, in the daycare hallway, as well as on Jupiter Ed. View a sample menu here.


Mealtimes for Daycare:

Breakfast: 8:15 a.m.

Lunch: 10:45 a.m.

Mealtimes for Preschool:

Breakfast: 8:30 a.m.

Lunch: 11:00 a.m.

Kindergarten - High School

BBCA provides the opportunity for students to purchase a hot lunch on school days. The hot lunch is available to students not under the Bright From the Start Food Program, beginning in Kindergarten. Currently, there is a rotation of five menus for the school year. Menus are rotated monthly.  Our restaurant partners for 2019-20 include: Barberitos, Chick-Fil-A, Cracker Barrel, Jimmy Johns, Wing Maxx, Nikko Express, Papa Johns, Subway, and Vandy's.


Menus are sent home to the student weekly on Thursdays to be turned in to the homeroom teacher by Monday morning. A lunch balance slip accompanies the menu of those students who have a balance due or a credit on their account. In the event a student is absent on Monday, they are given until 8:45 a.m. Tuesday to turn in the menu. No additional orders will be accepted throughout the week.  Only items on the menu can be ordered. No write-ins, except for condiments. 


Payment is to be sent in with the menu. Only cash or checks are accepted. If payment is not sent in, a charge may be placed on the student’s lunch account. The balance must be paid by the next week’s order. There is a $50 cap on lunch balances. Additional orders will not be accepted until the account is made current.  All balances must be paid by the end of the school year.


Students who are not here by 9:00 a.m., and have not notified the office, will have their orders cancelled. The balance will be credited to the student’s account.


The hot lunch program is optional; students may bring their lunches to school.  Microwaves are available to heat up food items, but heating times must be no longer than two minutes.  Additionally, frozen meals are available for $1 if a student needs a lunch.  The meals will be added to the student's lunch account and you will receive a balance due slip with the next week's menu.