The Fremont Public School Food Service Department is a 1.4 million dollar parent supported and federally assisted child nutrition feeding program. The goal of the FPS Food Service Department is to provide nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free meals to all FPS students. All school meals must meet federal requirements and must be offered for free or at a reduced price for all eligible children. Good nutrition provided by school meals is an essential part of the education of students and well-nourished students can learn at their highest potential. The FPS Food Service Department also operates: 3 School Breakfast Programs, Summer Feeding Program, After School Snack Program and prepares food for other special events as requested. The FPS Food Service Department has 51 loyal employees that are responsible for the preparation and serving of all meals, cleaning, dishwashing and maintenance of food service equipment in the 9 FPS school kitchens, which prepare more than 650,000 school meals each year.