Welcome to Princeton Public Schools Food Service page! We all know that healthy meals are the cornerstone of the success of every student. Our department is made up of a team of food and nutrition professionals that are dedicated to students' health, well being and their ability to learn. We support learning by promoting healthy habits for lifelong nutrition and fitness practices.
ISD 477 provides healthy meals each day to students across the District.
Primary & Intermediate Breakfast: $1.50
Primary & Intermediate Lunch: $2.45
Middle and High School Breakfast: $1.50
Middle and High School Lunch: $2.55
Second Lunch: $3.10
Second Entree Only (MS & HS only): $1.90
Ala Carte Milk: $0.40
Snack Milk (gr K-2 only): $0.40 daily
*Please note-snack milk is NOT covered under the free/reduced meal program. Every student must pay for snack milk.
Students on free or reduced priced meals receive FREE breakfast AND lunch daily.
Adult Breakfast: $2.10
Adult Lunch: $4.00
Did You Know?
Your child(ren) may qualify for free or reduced-price meals, for some students the cost for breakfast and lunch is at no charge.
- A new application must be submitted each year. Click here for application instructions.
- Your application also helps your household and our schools qualify for additional education funds and discounts.
IMPORTANT: You will need to provide a copy of this letter to your school office for reduced fees where allowed in other school programs, such as activity fees. Your school office can only obtain a copy of this letter through you. When you receive your letter, please keep this letter throughout the school year.
Application for benefits are available at all times online through Skyward Parent Access (Food Service Tab), home page on District Website, in the District Office or at your child’s school’s main office. Families receiving benefits last year at any school must reapply at the beginning of this school year. Random income verification is required by the Federal Government. Call Deanna Cooley at (763) 389-6162 with any questions.
- Reduced status students for 2018-2019 receive free breakfast and lunch.
- Kindergarten students for 2018-2019 receive free breakfast regardless of income status.
- Why Apply? Click here to learn how your application helps fund programs throughout the district.
Payments to a student's food service account can be made online, 24 hours a day, through RevTrak. If a child's food service balance is low, you can add money using a Discover, Visa or MasterCard credit or debit card. Online payments through Parent Access are immediately posted to the student's food service account. All credit card statements will show the payment has been made to the Princeton ISD 477 School District. Parents will NOT be charged a fee for this service. We also accept cash or check at each school cafeteria.
Princeton Schools utilizes the "Offer verses Serve" method for meal service. This provision allows children to choose food items that are offered rather than requiring them to take all foods listed on the menu. Students must choose at least three of the five food categories offered at lunch. Students are required to select a minimum of a 1/2 cup fruit or vegetable with each meal. Using this method reduces unnecessary food waste, acknowledges students' independent nature and ability to choose, and allows students to try new food items without having to take the entire portion.
It has been proven that parents who discuss food choices and encourage children to eat a variety of foods have a positive impact on a child's nutrient intake.
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.