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    School Meal Information
     
    STUDENT AND ADULT MEAL PRICES:
      Elementary Middle/High Reduced Price Adults & 2nd Meal
    Breakfast $1.00  $1.25 $0.30 $1.50
    Lunch  $1.90  $2.15 $0.40 $2.90
                                                                 
    MEAL ACCOUNTS & LUNCH NUMBERS:  See Board policy #8.411
     
    PREPAYMENTS:  School meals can be prepaid at any time during the school year. We accept cash or checks at the school cafeteria.  The prepayment will be placed in an account for your student(s). Student(s) can access their account by using their lunch number at the register to purchase meals or ala carte. When sending in a prepayment, you must supply the student's student ID (located on report cards) number in order to credit the correct account. 
     
    ONLINE MEAL PRE-PAYMENTS:  We currently provide https://www.myschoolbucks.com as an on-line payment website for Lake County Schools.  Select the On-line Meal Prepayment link on the left for more information.  When requesting a refund or transfer of funds, select the Refund/Transfer Request form and submit to the Food Services Department.
      
    FREE & REDUCED MEAL BENEFITS:  Paper applications and a return self-addressed envelope will be mailed to each student's home address, prior to start of school, for the free & reduced meals benefits.  Applictations will also be available at each school site and the Lake County Schools Food Services Department. On-line applications will be available on-line for the 2017-2018 SY.  Follow the On-line Meal Applications link to the left of this webpage.  A new application is required each school year unless you receive a letter stating otherwise. Only one application is needed for all student(s) in a household Applications may be sent to the student(s) school or mailed to the Food Services Department.  Applications are accepted throughout the school year.
     
    Once an application has been processed, an Eligibility Notification Letter will be mailed to the parents/guardians.  The letter will inform you of your student(s) meal status.  All meal applications approved in Lake County Schools during the last school year will expire on September 21, 2017.  Students will continue to receive last years meal benefits for the first 30 calendar days, if the student(s) prior year application was approved in Lake County.  Student(s) receiving last years status will be required to pay for all meals after September 21, 2017, if a new meal application for the 2017-2018 school year has not been approved.

    FOOD ALLERGIES:  Notify the school office/nurse and the cafeteria manager at your school site of any student(s) FOOD ALLERGIES.  Any allergies or special needs requiring substitutions to the regular school meal will require the "Student Food Allergy Form" to be completed and turned in to your School Site (located on the left).

    ALA CART ITEMS - Many of our schools provide extra ala carte items such as ice cream, baked chips and many specialty items.  These items range in price from $.25 to $2.50 and are not included in the free & reduced price program.  If Parents/Guardians do not wish to allow their student(s) to purchase these items from their meal account, they may contact their student(s) cafeteria manager.

    MENUS - Breakfast and Lunch Menus will be provided to all elementary school student(s) on a monthly basis. All menus are available on the MENUS link to the left. 

     

    In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

    Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

    To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter 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

    fax:     (202) 690-7442; or

    email:  program.intake@usda.gov.

     

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.