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Dear Parents and Guardians,

Assalamu Alaikum,

I would like to extend a warm welcome to all our Parents and Guardians from American Youth Academy Food Service Department. Children need healthy meals to learn.

American Youth Academy today announced an amendment to its policy for serving meals to students under the National School Lunch / School Breakfast Programs for the 2023-2024 school year. All students will be served Lunch and Breakfast at no charge at the following site:
American Youth Academy 
5905 E. 130th Ave, Tampa, FL 33617


For additional information please contact: American Youth Academy, Attention: Oraib Asad, Cafeteria Manager, 5905 E. 130th Ave, Tampa, FL 33617, Phone 8139879282, Ext:204

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at:

 from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA 

by mail:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
fax:(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


​Menus are posted weekly on RenWeb.  

Note: All meats served in the Cafeteria are certified Halal meats.   

Cafeteria will start serving lunch for students on Thursday August 10th 2023
Lunch weekly menu will be posted on RenWeb
Lunch will be served in the Cafeteria for the Grades 2nd-12th grades at different periods. 
K3-1st Grades students Lunch will be served in a designated classroom.

Lunch Meal contains five items:
1 Fruit, 1 Vegetable, 1 Grain, 1 Meat or Meat alternative and 1 Milk.

All students are eligible for one free Lunch meal, to complete the meal each student has to choose from three up to five items of the menu items and one of the items has to be Fruit or Vegetable, (100% juice is credited toward Fruits).
Additional meal cost $5.00

Cafeteria will start serving Breakfast for students on Thursday August 10th 2023
Breakfast a week cycle Menu will be posted on AYA website:

K5-12th grades Students will eat breakfast in the cafeteria, students wishing to eat breakfast at school must arrive in the cafeteria between 7:10- 7:40 am. Breakfast will NOT be served after 7:40 am. This is to ensure that students arrive to class and/or Assembly on time.
PK3-K4 students will eat breakfast in a designated classroom, starts at 7:40am and ends at 7:55am .

  • Breakfast Meal contains four items:
    1 Fruit or Vegetable, 1 Grain& 1 Meat/Meat alternate or two grains, and 1 Milk.
  • All students are eligible for one free Breakfast meal, to complete the meal each student has to choose from three to four items off the menu items, one of the items has to be Fruits, (100% juice is credited toward Fruits)
    Additional Meal cost $3.50 

Parents of students with allergies or special diets MUST provide the Cafeteria Manager a doctor’s note stating allergens needing to be avoided or special diet needs. The parent will need to pack lunches for their child(ren) on days their child(ren) cannot eat the school lunch.  The school cannot provide a substitute meal for students with allergies or special diets.

All of our cafeteria staff receives yearly training in HACCP principles, (Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Points) a comprehensive federal and state food safety program designed to track food from delivery to service. The Cafeteria Manager and the Kitchen Manager are certified in ‘ServSafe, a federal program administered by the National Restaurant Association and Food Allergy Awareness.

If you have any suggestions, concerns or questions regarding the menus, please feel free to contact:

Oraib Asad
Cafeteria Manager
Phone Number: 813-987-9282 Ext 204