The Health Department provides inspections for all public and private schools that operate in Orange County. School buildings are inspected once a year, and the kitchens are inspected 4 times per year.


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What kinds of inspections are done at the school?
The school cafeteria is inspected separately from the school building. The cafeteria kitchen is inspected 4 times per year and held to the same standard as a food service establishment; the grade is posted.

School buildings are inspected once a year, independent from their cafeterias. We do not currently post the grade of the inspection. However, future revisions to the state rules may change this.

How many times per year is a school building inspected?
A school building is inspected one time per year minimum.

What types of schools are inspected?
Public, private and religious schools are all inspected by the Health Department.