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Special Diets

Team Approach

We want to create a partnership with parents, principals, doctors, teachers, nurses, and other school support staff to ensure the safest possible environment for students. By working together, we can create a plan that can help meet your student’s special dietary needs.

Special Diets

If your child has a medical dietary need that requires food to be different or to be modified, please contact us by phone or email at Have the Special Diet form filled out and signed by your doctor. Please feel free to call our office at 602-237-9100 ext 3043 if you have any questions.

If the special diet request is related to religious or other non-medical preferences*, please contact your cafeteria manager to discuss how we can tailor our daily choices for your child. You may also visit to review nutrition information, filter our menus by allergens, and view carbohydrate counts.

*Laveen Elementary District School cafeterias are all peanut-free facilities. We do our best to avoid serving pork products. A vegetarian option is available on a daily basis.

Special Diet Request Form

Declaracion Medica para Dietas Especiales

*Any special diet request must be filled out in its entirety and signed by a state-recognized medical authority. Please allow up to 10 business days for processing.

Food Allergy Resources

504 Plan

Life Threatening Allergies

Milk Allergy vs. Lactose Intolerance

Allergy List for School Menu Items

Allergies and Oils

How to Read a Food Label

Online Menus

Other Resources

Other Special Diets

This may include Diabetes, Celiac Disease, Swallowing Disorders or other disabilities that may affect a student’s diet. Please notify your school nurses and fill out the appropriate form and send to or turn into your School Health Associate’s office.

Online Menus

Our school menus have gone digital! Introducing Nutrislice, an interactive way to view your child’s school menu.

Follow Laveen Child Nutrition on Facebook and Instagram.

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