CEP Program

Mission, Vision, and Beliefs


Building a world-class school system through education, collaboration, and innovation.


The Richmond County School System (RCSS) will create a world-class, globally competitive school system where all students will graduate and are college/career ready.


  • Every person has a right to a quality education.
  • Education is the shared responsibility of the individual, home, school, and community.
  • Every person can learn.
  • Respect and acceptance are essential for learning and personal development.
  • A safe, healthy, and orderly environment is essential to learning.
  • Communication is the key to understanding among people.

Purpose and Role of School Nutrition Department

Providing healthy meals and nutrition education to the students of Richmond County School System.

Department Plan

Division: School Nutrition
Division Head: Kelly Schlein
Date: 12/12/17

Goal Area: Operational Effectiveness

Performance Measures (with unit of measure) Baseline Target Year 1 Target Year 2 Target Year 3
1 Number of meals served August 2016 Supper Program Implementation 5% over baseline 7% over baseline 9% over baseline
2 Improve School Health Inspection Scores 90 % of schools score higher than 95. 90 % of schools score higher than 97. 90% of schools score higher than 98.
Performance Measure is aligned to the RCSS Performance Objective of:
Establish and monitor policies and procedures for effectiveness.
Improve the safety and orderliness of environments.
Initiative (Should be short like the title of a book) Action Steps Team or Leader who will oversee the initiative and actions and collect data Data that the Team or Leader will collect Timeline
Increase Student Meals Complete & submit Supper Program Application
Work with school administration to enroll students into afterschool programs.
Kelly Schlein, Dir. &
SNP Coordinators
Bright from the Start Ongoing
Provide training to schools to improve Health Inspection Scores Coordinators Richmond County Health Department Ongoing

Nutrition Services Department Manual

Click here to view the Nutrition Services Department Manual

Organizational Structure

RCSS Organizational Structure
School Nutrition Organizational Structure

Federal and State Regulations Governing School Nutrition Department