There is a critical link between nutrition and learning. Teachers and principals have said it for years: hungry children can’t learn. Children who aren’t hungry feel better, learn better, and behave better.
Knowing what their bodies need for good nutrition and having access to nutritious school meals empower children to make healthy food choices now and for the rest of their lives. The cafeteria is a learning laboratory for practicing nutrition education learned in the classroom.
2016-17 SCHOOL MEAL COSTS
Student Breakfast $1.35
(Kindergarten students receive free breakfast regardless of income eligibility)
Elementary Lunch $2.55
Secondary Lunch $2.70
Milk $ .40
Adult Breakfast $2.00
Adult Lunch $3.60
Payments are accepted in any school office. If writing a check please indicate your student’s name on the check. If you are dividing the check amount between two or more students please indicate how payment should be split. Checks will be divided equally if not otherwise noted. Please place all cash payments in a sealed envelope with the student’s name on the front. Online payments may be made by accessing the Parent Portal. Credit cards are not able to be taken at the school sites.
Your child may qualify for free
or reduced-price meals. Thanks to recent
State legislation, students eligible for reduced-price meals eat breakfast and
lunch at no charge. Kindergarten students eat school breakfast for FREE.
Extra milk purchases will be billed to your student’s account regardless of your eligibility.
To apply for free or reduced-price meals please complete an Application for Educational Benefits. This form also helps Duluth Edison Charter Schools qualify for additional education funding and discounts. A new application must be submitted each year. Return the Application for Educational Benefits form to:
Sue Lewis, Food Service Manager
Duluth Edison Charter Schools
3301 Technology Drive
Duluth, MN 55811
If you have any questions about how to complete the form please call Sue Lewis at 728-9556 ext. 5008 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.