Elementary & Middle School

Beginning in the 2019-20 school year, our food service vendor for
K-8 will be OrganicLife

The elementary and middle schools participate in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and are subject to USDA guidelines.

Under the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 and the National School Lunch Program, the required components of a “meal” to be offered include: 

  • fluid milk
  • grains
  • meat/meat alternates
  • fruits
  • vegetables. 

(Students are required to take at least 3 of the 5 components offered and one component must be a fruit or vegetable.)

For the National School Breakfast, the required components of a “meal” to be offered include: 

  • fluid milk
  • grains and/or meat/meat alternatives
  • fruits and/or vegetables. 

(Students are required to take at least 3 of the 4 components offered.)

Elementary Menu

Middle School Menu

Lunch & Breakfast Meal Prices:

Breakfast - $1.60
Reduced Breakfast - $0.30*

Lunch - $2.50
Reduced Lunch - $0.40 *

Milk - $0.60 (when purchased separately from meals)
Other a la carte items (besides milk) - prices vary

Charging Policy:

There may be times when a student is in need of charging a meal due to forgetting his/her breakfast or lunch money. District 303 has a policy in place to support these times.

  • Hunger-Free Students Bill of Rights: Students will be allowed to choose a full breakfast and/or lunch regardless of whether the student has the ability to pay or has a negative balance on their meal account.
  • Meals are considered full reimbursable meals and will continue to be debited from the student’s meal account.
  • Electronic notifications will be sent on the 15th of every month when a student has a negative balance and a formal letter will be mailed if that balance reaches $-35.00.
  • Unpaid student accounts, including student fee accounts and student meal accounts, are subject to collections.
  • Please note that ala carte items including single cartons of milk, may not be charged to a negative balance account.

High School

Beginning in the 2019-20 school year, our food service vendor for
9-12 will be Quest Food Management Services. 

The High Schools do not participate in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) however a variety of healthy and delicious meals are offered daily along with an extensive selection of ala carte items.


Charging Policy:

Electronic notifications will be sent on the 15th of every month when a student has a negative balance. Once a student balance is negative he/she will only be allowed to purchase a value meal up to $-10.00.

Please note that ala carte items including single cartons of milk, may not be charged to a negative balance account.


At QuestFood our mission is to provide the communities we serve with fresh, high-quality food, exceptional responsiveness and intensely personal service. Our vision is to build the most enduring relationships in the Industry by what we do and how we do it. At QuestFood our values are centered on Integrity, Responsiveness, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence

Pushcoin

CUSD 303 uses PushCoin for all types of financial transactions. You can add money to your child's "wallet" to be used to purchase lunches via PushCoin.

You can access PushCoin and an instruction sheet to get you started in PushCoin, by visiting our PushCoin page.

Free and Reduced Meals

If you believe your household qualifies for free or reduced meals based on the current USDA Income Eligibility Guidelines, please complete the free/reduced form that can be found below.

Notification letters will be mailed within one to two business days after submission of application. 

One application per household needs to be completed each school year. Completed applications can be dropped off at any one of our district schools or mailed to: 

St. Charles CUSD 303
Attn: LeeAnn Molitor
201 South 7th. Street
St. Charles, IL 60174

For further assistance, please call 331.228.2000.


To obtain a form in another language, please visit the USDA Free & Reduced application site

Wellness Committee

The District 303 Wellness Committee is made up of administrators, teachers, health professionals and parents who provide support for and promote wellness activities and initiatives in all schools as they relate to SchooL Board Policy 6:50. These activities may include healthy eating, physical activity, and wellness curriculum. 


Parents who are interested in participating may contact Carol Smith, Director of Communications and Community Relations or 331.228.4904.  Click here to view the Wellness page of our website. 

Local Sites that Serve Summer Meals

EM Elizabeth Molitor

Business Office Clerk

CS Carol Smith

Director - Communications & Community Relations