Student Nutrition Program Independent School Screening Assessment


Thank you for your interest in the student nutrition program.

To be eligible to apply for funding, independent schools must meet the following screening criteria.  

The school must:

  • Physically operate in the City of Toronto

  • Have at least 85% of the enrolled students living in the City of Toronto

  • Run a full time education program teaching elementary and/or secondary school grades

  • Not only offer a summer, weekend, before or after school program (these types of programs are not eligible)

  • Have facilities to safely prepare and store food, in accordance with the Ontario Food Premises Regulation 493/17 and

  • Agree to provide the postal codes for all students enrolled in the school, which will be used to assess the overall level of need of the student population

    This information will be used for the purpose of this funding opportunity and will be kept confidential. By providing this information you are giving Toronto Public Health permission to contact you to determine if your school/ community site is eligible to apply for funding. If you have any questions, please email