• We welcome you to the Department of School Nutrition of Petersburg City Public Schools.  We know that hungry students cannot learn and we strive to provide the most nutritious meals for your students, which can contribute to academic success, mental growth, and overall well-being.   We are committed to providing well-balanced meals while offering variety, quality and customer service.



    Facts about our Nutrition Program

    • All students in Petersburg schools are part of CEP (Community Eligibility Program) is which all eat free.

    • Provide Healthy meals based on the National School Lunch and Breakfast guidelines set forth by the federal government, which are based on the Dietary Guidelines, which provide the recommended nutritional needs of our students.  

    • All Managers are ServSafe Certified and follow the Health Department standards.

    • We operate a self-sustaining, financially sound program, paying for all direct and administrative costs.

    • All employees receive professional training throughout the year.

    • We have increased the amount of local fresh fruits and vegetables, grown in Virginia in the past years.

    • Support the Local Wellness Policy and participating member of SHAB (School Health Advisory Board)

    Contact Us

    • Food Services Department
      920 E. Wythe St.
      Petersburg, VA 23803
      fax 804-861-0917

      Donna Dillard, Administrative Assistant
      Vanessa Wynn, Field Supervisor

      Sandy Stokes, SNS
      Supervisor of School Nutrition