Food Service


Student Nutrition

Barnwell School District 45 believes that a major factor in student achievement is nutrition. The district understands that good nutrition promotes the well-being our children. The Department of Food Services embraces the mission of providing well-balanced meals during every school day.  This includes providing nutritious breakfasts and lunches in all 4 Barnwell School District 45 schools.

Food Service Staff


Food Service Director- Jack Johnson 803-541-3582
Food Service Asministrative Assistant- Brenda Spann 803-541-1403
BPS Food Service Manager- Teena Renew 803-541-1325
BES Food Service Manager- Heather  DeFreest 803-541-1299
GBMS Food service Manager-   803-541-1375
BHS Food Service Manager- Lisa Gilbert 803-541-1404

Civil Rights Statement

“The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits Discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or if all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (in Spanish).