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Meals & Payment
Breakfast and Lunch Daily Prices
- Student Breakfast
- Adult Breakfast
- Student Lunch
- $2.75 - Elementary School Classic Lunch
- $3.25 - Middle/High School Classic Lunch
- $4.00 - High School Signature Lunch
- $0.40 - Reduced Price Lunch (Reduced Price Meals)
- $0.50 - Milk (1/2 pint)
- Adult Lunch
- $4.50 - Classic Lunch
- $4.75 - Signature Lunch
Meals purchased without a PIN incur an additional charge - $0.30 for breakfast and $0.60 for lunch.
Parents may prepay for student meals by setting up an online account at schoolpaymentsolutions.com. Students also have the option of paying with cash on a daily basis. Each student has been issued a PIN to use when purchasing meals with cash or prepayment. If a student has forgotten their PIN, cashiers can look the PIN up by student name. This PIN allows HCPSS to receive reimbursements from the National School Lunch Program. Meals purchased without a PIN are not reimbursable. Therefore, effective January 2, 2014, all meals purchased without a PIN will have an additional charge (and $0.30 for breakfast and $0.60 for lunch).
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Monthly Lunch Menus
2013-14 Breakfast Menu
*This breakfast menu is used in all schools except the "breakfast in the classroom" schools. That menu is slightly varied due to serving and delivery styles and schedules.
Available everyday! View monthly menus for options available each day.
- Veggie Burger
- Cheese Pizza*
- Macaroni & Cheese*
- Toasted Cheese*
- Salad Plates
- Vegetable Lasagna*
- Vegetarian Egg Roll
- Beans - Salad Bars
* Reduced Fat Cheese
Objectives And Standards
The HCPSS Food and Nutrition Service Program serves 3 million school lunches annually. Although new federal regulations for school lunches went into effect this year, the school system began implementing changes long before they became mandatory.
Daily food choices offered to students include multiple entrees, fresh salad bars, trays of fruits and vegetables, whole grain breads and rolls, and flavored and unflavored fat-free or 1% milk. Although students are free to choose the foods they want for lunch, at least one of their choices must be a fruit or vegetable.
To help students make decisions about their lunch choices, a USDA MyPlate Poster* is displayed at the entrance of each serving line. The poster provides a daily list of healthy food choices available in each food category. Read more about the program, objectives and standards.
*In 2008 the USDA Economic Research Service found that school lunches are more nutrient dense than lunches brought from home.
History And Requirements
HCPSS is a participant in the National School Lunch Program. The U.S. government created this program in 1946 to protect the health and well-being of the nation's children. More about the history and requirements...
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