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Food Services

The Columbus ISD Food Nutrition Department offers a variety of food items that meet the needs of our diverse student and adult population. Breakfast and lunch use a traditional menu pattern planning system, which meets our department’s nutrition goals and adheres to USDA and the Texas Administration Code Regulations.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

2018-2019

Breakfast / Lunch Prices

Breakfast:

$1.75     All Students NEW!

$0.30     Reduced-Price meals for eligible students through NSLP*

$2.25     All Adults

 

Lunch:

$2.50     Elementary 

$2.75     Jr. High NEW!

$3.00     High School NEW!

$0.40     Reduced-Price meals for eligible students through NSLP*

$3.50     All Adults 

$1.00     All Adults Snack 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

National School Lunch Program

 

ONLINE MEAL APPLICATIONS:

 Note:  The online app website is unavailable at this time. 

We are working on the problem.

Please fill out a paper application (available at every campus).

  

APPLICATIONS:

 A new application must be completed each school year. Only one application is needed for an entire household. Upon receipt of a completed application, the Child Nutrition Department has ten days to complete the processing procedure. Families are notified by the Child Nutrition Department by mail in a timely manner. If meals are charged before the day a child’s application is approved, parents must still pay for all meals charged before application approval date.

 

30 DAY GRACE PERIOD:

 Students with approved applications on file from the previous school year will receive the same free or reduced-price meal benefits for the first 30 days of school for processing for the current school year. After that, any family who has not submitted a new application will have meal benefits terminated.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

 

The MySchoolBucks program will have an increase to the convenience fee that parents pay from $1.95 per payment to $2.49 per payment. This fee increase is the result of an increase in card scheme fees and will be effective as of December 11, 2017.

 

Heartland School Solutions will notify all MySchoolBucks account holders of this change via email. If you have any questions please contact Heartland at (855) 832-5226 or at support@myschoolbucks.com.

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.

 

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

 

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

mail:

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email: intake@usda.gov.

 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.