Meal Charge Policy

Meal Charges – Procedure 902.1a


Elementary School

  • Students may charge any combination of meals up to a value of $15.00.
  • No snacks or a la carte items may be charged, with the exception of milk
  • When charge limit is reached, a substitute sandwich, such as SunButter or cheese, and milk will be served for lunch; toast, and milk will be served for breakfast
  • Allergies will be taken into consideration
  • Balance notification for those accounts less than $5.00 will be communicated to households on a bi-weekly basis
     

Middle School

  • Students may charge any combination of meals up to a value of $15.00
  • No snacks or a la carte items may be charged, with the exception of milk
  • When charge limit is reached, a substitute sandwich, such as SunButter or cheese, and milk will be served for lunch; toast, and milk will be served for breakfast
  • Allergies will be taken into consideration
  • Students whose balance falls below $5.00 will be notified of their balance at the cash register.
  • Balance notification for those accounts less than $5.00 will be communicated to households on a bi-weekly basis

 

High School

  • Students may charge any combination of meals up to a value of $5.00
  • No snacks or a la carte items may be charged, with the exception of milk
  • When charge limit is reached, a substitute sandwich, such as SunButter or cheese, fruit or vegetable and milk will be served for lunch; toast, fruit and milk will be served for breakfast
  • Allergies will be taken into consideration
  • Students whose balance falls below $5.00 will be notified of their balance at the cash register.
  • Balance notification for those accounts less than $5.00 will be communicated to households on a bi-weekly basis

 

Adults

  • Adults will not be allowed to charge meals or a la carte items
  • Adults must have cash or a sufficient account balance to make a purchase
  • Adults will be notified of their balance verbally at the cash register when the balance falls below $5.00

 

Students who qualify for free meals shall never be denied a reimbursable meal, even if they have accrued a negative balance from previous purchases.

Meal account balances and history shall be made available online 24/7 through a secure system.  

Meal Charge procedures shall be communicated in writing and made available to students and families.

 

 

Approved:  05-12-03
Revised:  06-14-04
03-09-09
02-24-14
07-15-19

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