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PARKERS PRAIRIE SCHOOL DISTRICT LUNCH PRICES
HS & Elem. Student-2.00 Adult - 2.75
High School – $2.95 ($59.00/month)
Elementary - $2.85 ($57.00/month) Adult - $4.95
SECOND ENTRÉE: Student - $1.25 Adult - $1.50
MEAL CHARGE POLICY Non Instructional Operations Code = 705
The purpose of the policy is to establish consistent meal account procedures for the Parkers Prairie School District.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF POLICY
A. The Parkers Prairie School District recognizes the parent's/guardian's responsibility to provide breakfast and lunch for their children. Proper nutritional intake is
essential for adequate learning to occur. B. It is the policy of the Parkers Prairie School District to offer breakfast and lunch. The food service department strives to produce quality meals at a reasonable cost. The food service program is a pre-payment program. Families and staff are expected to have a positive balance in their account at the beginning of the school year and during the course of the school year. Households may apply for free/reduced meals at any time during the school year. Applications are mailed to all households prior to the start of the school year and are included in new enrollment packets. In addition, applications are available on our school district web site at www.isd547.org and in the office at both the High School and the Elementary School.
PROCEDURES FOR NOTIFYING FAMILY OF ACCOUNT STATUS
A. All parents and guardians will be notified a minimum of once per month via a letter or
email regarding their lunch account balance. B. Charging will not be allowed when a balance due of $50.00 or more is owed. Every effort will be made to help a family in need. C. Assistance from the school social worker to help families resolve lunch payment issues may be requested by the building principal. D. The Parent Portal on the District's website, www.isd547.com, can be used to view account information and credit card payments may be made online from the website. E. If a student account has a balance due at the end of the school year, the student will not be allowed to participate in the lunch program during the next school year until the balance is paid in full.
Developed: May 25, 2017
Note: Breakfast is served only at the Elementary School but is available to all students.
If your child has been determined by a physician to have a condition that prevents the child from eating the regular meal, we will make modifications or substitutions prescribed by the physician at no extra charge.
Free or Reduced-Price Meals
Parkers Prairie Public Schools serve nutritious meals every school day. Your children may qualify for free meals or meals at reduced prices. To apply for free or reduced-price meals, complete the Application for Educational Benefits following the instructions. When families apply and/or qualify for Educational Benefits all information is kept confidential.
We encourage families to apply for benefits. Besides free or reduced meal prices, each eligible student also qualifies the district to receive additional funds to be used for the education of all its children. Answers to frequently asked questions about free and reduced meals are located here (page1).
If you have any questions, call (218) 338-4079 ext. 401.
In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 or (202) 720-6382 (TTY)." "USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.