Food Service Charge Policy

Charge Policy, Elementary Schools
For all elementary schools there will not be a formal charge policy for this school year. All elementary campuses have qualified for the CEP program and all students have free meals. Extra food items/milk may be purchased and charges for these items are not allowed. Money for extra food items/milk can be placed on the student’s account several ways; at the school cafeteria during business hours, online (a small convenience fee applies), or by coming to the food service central office.      

Charge Policy, Middle Schools
For all middle schools there will be a charge limit of (three days). Students are not allowed to charge snack items or a-la-carte items, only reimbursable meals. Once the maximum amount has been met, the student will be offered a reimbursable meal consisting of a meat/meat alternate, whole grain, a choice of vegetable, a choice of fruit, and a choice of milk. Students will be notified each time they charge the number of charges allowed in an attempt to avoid overdrawn accounts.  An automated phone system will also be utilized to notify parents of overdrawn accounts. Charges can be paid several ways; at the school cafeteria during business hours, online (a small convenience fee applies), or by coming to the food service central office.   If you feel you qualify for the Free/Reduced meal program, please contact our office for information.    

Charge Policy, High Schools (Including Early College, DAEP, and RISE campuses)
For all high schools there will be a charge limit of (two days). Students are not allowed to charge snack items or a-la-carte items, only reimbursable meals. Once the maximum amount has been met, the student will be offered a reimbursable meal consisting of a meat/meat alternate, whole grain, a choice of vegetable, a choice of fruit, and a choice of milk. Students will be notified each time they charge, the number of charges allowed in an attempt to avoid overdrawn accounts. An automated phone system will also be utilized to notify parents of overdrawn accounts. Charges can be paid several ways; at the school cafeteria during business hours, online (a small convenience fee applies), or by coming to the food service central office.   If you feel you qualify for the Free/Reduced meal program, please contact our office for information.    

Charge Policy - Employees
For all adult meals with an account, up to two days of lunch charges will be allowed at one time. This amount is set and the register system will not allow any charges past that amount. You are welcome to prepay at anytime to avoid charges on your account. Charge slips will be sent to your attention periodically as a reminder of any outstanding balance. You can also view your account, pay, and set up for low balance notifications on the web via Lunch Money Now. Follow the link under the food service tab. Please note: This only applies to full time staff. Substitutes have a no-charge policy.

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