This year our lunch prices will remain at $3.25. Our breakfast prices will remain at $2.00. If you qualify, reduced meals are $0.40 for lunch and $0.30 for breakfast.
Free and Reduced Applications
We will also be continuing the free and reduced lunch program for any families that may need it. We have applications in the office and you will also be able to complete applications online. Go to http://capecharterschools.org and then click on District Information on the lower left corner. Click on the myschoolapps.com under the School Lunch item on the menu. It is important to note that it may take up to 10 days to process your free and reduced lunch application. You must pay the full price until your application has been approved. Last year’s status will carry over for the first 30 days. You MUST reapply for this school year. After September 20, 2016, your child will go back to full paying status without an approved application on file.
We will be serving breakfast again this year in the middle school. Breakfast will be served from 7:10 until 7:35. Breakfast will be $2.00 for full paying and $0.30 if approved for reduced meals. Students approved for free lunches will also be approved for free breakfast.
Middle School Snack Cart
This year we will allow students to purchase items from the snack cart off of their accounts. We will NOT be giving any change without a parent’s note so they can put their snack money on their account and use it all week. It is important to note that the snack cart does not qualify as a free or reduced meal. A student must take the hot meal or the completed salad and sandwich combo to qualify for a free and reduced meal. All items on the hot lunch are available to purchase individually if a student chooses to do so.
Lunch accounts and charges
Our policy is that a student may only charge 2 lunches and then they will receive a sandwich and milk. If paying for meals is becoming an issue, please see the cafeteria manager about filling out a free and reduced application. In addition, no snack cart items will be allowed to be charged at any time. The student must have cash or money on their account to purchase from the snack cart.
In order to help parents know what their child’s lunch account balance is, we are strongly encouraging families to take advantage of our online payments option. Myschoolbucks.com is an online payment portal especially designed to allow parents to make quick and easy online payments to their children's school accounts. You will be able to pay with a credit card, check your child’s account balance, see what your child is eating, and receive account balance alerts and much more. Go to http://capecharterschools.org and then click on District Information on the lower left corner. Click on the myschoolbucks.com under the School Lunch item on the menu. You will need either your child’s birthdate or student i.d. number which is the same number you use to get into Focus to check grades.
Each lunch will consist of 8 ounces of milk, 1 ounce minimum of meat and grain, ¾ cups of vegetables and ½ cup of fruit. 100% of the grains must be whole grain rich. Vegetables have been broken down into 5 subgroups that must be represented each week. There is a minimum and maximum calorie range for each lunch that is 650-700 calories.
The federal government has added a new meal requirement for lunch for the school on the sodium. The maximum sodium range for each lunch it is 1360.
We will be serving a whole cup of fruit to breakfast. Each breakfast will consist of 8 ounces of milk, 1 ounce of meat and whole grain rich, and 1 cup of fruit. The breakfast calorie range is 350-500. The federal government has added a new meal requirement for breakfast for the school on the sodium. The maximum sodium range for each breakfast is 600.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.