Child Nutrition

Supervisor of Child Nutrition

Kim Klein

Supervisor of Child Nutrition

[email protected]





Mrs. Kim Klein began serving as Child Nutrition Supervisor of Amherst County Public Schools in 2007. Prior to her role in ACPS she was a Dietitian for the WIC program in the Central Virginia Health District.
Mrs. Klein earned her Bachelor's of Science degree in Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise from Virginia Tech. She then completed her Masters of Science degree in Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise from Virginia Tech with a concentration in Community Nutrition. She also completed her Dietetic Internship with the Virginia Department of Health to become a Registered Dietitian.
Mrs. Klein currently resides in Rustburg, VA with her husband Kevin. Kim and Kevin have two sons, K.J. and Kameron.


 Child Nutrition News

Summer 2024!  We have many summer feeding programs taking place in Amherst County this summer.  Parents/Guardians will be able to pick-up meals for any child under the age of 18 at Amherst Elementary School and Coolwell Rec Center on Mondays and Thursdays 10:30am - 12:30pm starting June 3.  The pick-ups will be in a drive-thru style service and 3 days of meals will be available on Mondays and 2 days of meals will be available on Thursdays.

This summer ACPS is partnering with the Amherst County Public Libraries to provide meals during their Wednesday programs.  Each Wednesday from 11:00am - 12:00pm meals will be provided to program participants.  Meals will be consumed onsite.

ACPS will also provide Breakfast and Lunch to all Summer School and Powerscholar participants at MHES, CES and MMS during these summer programs.

School Lunch

 ACPS Summer Meals Media Release ACPS SFSP Media Release 2024.pdf


Summer EBT

Summer EBT will be issued in late July and August.  If you already receive SNAP, TANF or Income Eligible Medicaid then your student will automatically receive benefits.  If you do not qualify for these services there will be an application to fill out after July 1 to apply for Summer EBT.  More information to follow.



Divisonwide CEP Letter  Press Release

Amherst Letter to Households 2023-2024 Click Here

  • My School Bucks

    Online prepayments

    Student balance and history

  • Meal Prices

    All students will receive Breakfast and Lunch at no charge for the 2021-2022 school year

    Adult and Visitors: Breakfast-$2.30/Lunch-$3.85

    Milk: $0.50
    Ice Cream: $0.75

Menus and Child Nutrition Program information can be found below

Child Nutrition Office Staff

Julie Watts

Child Nutrition Office Secretary
Phone: 434-528-9562
Fax: 434-946-5437

[email protected]

603 Union Hill Road

Amherst, VA 24521

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