All meals and a la carte items are reasonably priced to encourage participation while maintaining a self-supporting operation.
Your students lunch account is designed to be a prepaid account. Please take advantage of the options to prepay your student's meal accounts. Prepaid lunch accounts help the lunch line to move more quickly which gives students more time to sit and enjoy their meal while relaxing with friends. It also give you peace of mind without having to worry about looking for lunch money everyday.
Prices for the 2017-2018 school year were increased in compliance with the Equity in School Lunch Pricing Provision of the Healthy, Hunger-free Kids Act of 2010. The purpose is to ensure that federal funds received for free and reduced price meals are not diverted to cover meal cost of the students who do not qualify for meal assistance.
Three Ways to PREPAY for School Meals
In order to make it convenient for parents and students, our cafeterias allow students to prepay for their meals using three methods:
CASH: Cash may be used to deposit prepayments onto a student's food service account. Please place cash in an envelope marked clearly with your student's name, lunch pin # and the $ amount. If you are paying for more than one student, please include info for all students and each amount you wish to pay for each student.
CHECKS: Each cafeteria accepts checks payable to "NW FOOD SERVICE". Checks may be used for daily purchases or prepayments onto a student's food service account. By paying for your purchases with a check, you are accepting responsibility for any fees/fines for returned checks. If a check is returned for insufficient funds, the deposited amount will be withdrawn from the students account. Please place checks in an envelope marked clearly with your student's name and Lunch Pin # and the $ amount. If you are paying for more than one student, please include info for all students and each amount you wish to pay.
Credit/Debit Card: See "online Prepayments" below.
Online Payments e-Funds for Schools. This program offers various options for parents/guardians to make payments online and is extremely user friendly. Not only will you have the ability to have various school fees and lunch payments electronically withdrawn from you checking account or charged to your credit card, you also have the flexibility to make a payment at anytime either thru Skyward Family Access or thru the link on our district and school's main web page. When signing up for your account your will need to know your student's lunch key pad number as this is the Student Number needed to register for your e-Funds account. You can find this number in Skyward Family Access by selecting the Food Service tab at the left of the screen, If you are unable to locate your student's lunch key pad number, please contact the main office of your school.
Send Check or Cash
You can always bring money personally or send it with your student.
Please place it in an envelope marked clearly with your student's name, their ID #, their teacher's name, the $ amount and the check #. Turn in prepaid deposits to the cafeteria cashier(s) or school office.
If you choose to bring money to school personally or send it with your student, please put it in an envelope clearly marked with the student's first and last name, their ID #, their teacher's name, and the amount enclosed.