Policy 710.03: Vending Machines Status: ADOPTED
Original Adopted Date: 01/18/2010 | Last Reviewed Date: 06/19/2023

Food served or purchased by students during the school day and food served or purchased for other than special circumstances is approved by the superintendent. Vending machines in the school building are the responsibility of the building principal.  Purchases from the vending machines, will reflect the guidelines in the Wellness policy 507.09.

It is the responsibility of the superintendent to develop administrative regulations for the use of vending machines and other sales of food to students.

Legal Reference: 42 U.S.C. §§ 1751 et seq. 
7 C.F.R. Pt. 210 et seq. 
Iowa Code ch. 283A 
281 I.A.C. 58.


I.C. Iowa Code Description
Iowa Code  § 283A School Meal Programs
I.A.C. Iowa Administrative Code Description
281 I.A.C. 58 Education – Breakfast and Lunch Program
U.S.C. – United States Code Description
42 U.S.C. §§ 1751 Public Health – School Lunch Program

Cross References

Code Description
504.05 Student Fund Raising
504.05-R(1) Student Fund Raising
710.01 School Food Program
710.01-R(1) School Food Program – School Nutrition Program Civil Rights Complaints Procedure
710.01-E(1) School Food Program – School Nutrition Program Notices of Nondiscrimination
710.01-E(2) School Food Program – Child Nutrition Programs Civil Rights Complaint Form
710.02 Free or Reduced Cost Meals Eligibility
710.04 Meal Charges