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Creating Future Healthier Generations

New Horizon Academy’s commitment to excellence includes a strong focus on health and nutrition. We provide well-balanced and age-appropriate meals, incorporate ample physical activity during the day, and teach children about the importance of embracing a healthy, active lifestyle.

Our Food & Nutrition Mission

We provide good nutrition to empower children’s cognitive, emotional, and physical growth. We promote knowledge about nutrition to our children, families, and staff through education, communication, and by offering children healthier and diverse food choices.

See a Sample Menu

Although our meal and snack offerings vary from day to day, you can be confident that your child will get nutritious, nourishing meals every day at New Horizon Academy!

What We Serve at New Horizon Academy:

  • Whole grain bread, pasta, cereal, and crackers
  • Fruits and vegetables (fresh, frozen, and no sugar added)
  • Lower sodium and limited sugar
  • Increased dietary fiber
  • Protein-rich breakfast
  • Vegetarian
  • Cultural food exposure
  • Variety!

“I love the high quality of food served to children at New Horizon Academy. There’s always a fresh fruit or vegetable. My son is exposed to a great selection of food, and he’s become such a healthy eater!”

— Nicole M., Parent at New Horizon Academy

Food and Nutrition Curriculum

At New Horizon Academy, we understand the importance of a healthy start, which is why our daycare curriculum includes hands-on learning opportunities such as planting and tending school gardens, cooking activities, and taste testing.

Family-style meal service offers an opportunity to expand on social, emotional, cognitive, and fine motor skills. It is also gives children opportunity to be more at ease in trying foods. Teachers sit with children to provide encouragement, and the children decide what and how much. Children are much more eager and willing to try new foods when they are in in control. We also use reusable plates, cups, and utensils to reinforce good eating habits and promote sustainability at our daycare centers.


About the New Horizon Academy Food and Nutrition Department

New Horizon Academy’s food and nutrition team supports our childcare centers and provides guidance with managing food allergies, kitchen manager professional development, and on-site visits to support our health and nutrition mission.


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