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