Quick links for this page:
- Program Goals & Department Staff
- School Menus
- Meal Costs (including info on our online prepayment service)
- Free & reduced meal information
- Requests for Meal Modifications to serve children with special dietary needs
- Directory of Production Kitchens
Program Goal: Provide nutritious, appetizing meals for students at a reasonable price in a pleasant environment.
The Child Nutrition Program offers nutritious breakfasts and lunches at every school building. Proper nutrition is fundamental for the success of academic programs. Our meals meet the new USDA Nutrition Standards, which requires the following:
- Age-appropriate calorie limits
- Larger servings of vegetables and fruits (students must take at least one serving)
- A wider variety of vegetables, including dark green and red/orange vegetables and legumes
- Fat-free or 1% milk (flavored milk must be fat-free)
- More whole grains
- Less sodium
The new requirements build on the work we have already been doing to provide more fruits, vegetables, whole grains and healthier main dishes in our cafeteria. Now is a great time for students to choose school lunch! Check out the “Meal Requirements” tab to learn more.
|Michaela “Micki” Carrington
Supervisor of Food & Nutrition Services email@example.com
Food & Nutrition Services Specialist
- May Breakfast Menu Preschool
- May Lunch Menu Preschool
- May Snack Menu Preschool
- June 2013 Preschool Breakfast Menu
- June 2013 Preschool Lunch Menu
- June 2013 Preschool Snack Menu
Davenport Community Schools has a new online payment system. Click here for access: TouchBase Online Payment System
School meals are economical, often costing less than what you spend to prepare meals at home. The Food & Nutrition Services Department strives to keep the meal prices low while maintaining quality and nutritional standards. The larger portions and more variety increase the cost of meals to older students.
|Effective 7/1/2012||Preschool||Elementary||Intermediate||High School||Reduced||Adult|
|Lunch||$2.10||$2.00||$2.20||$2.40||$.40||$3.25 El / $3.50 Sec|
Unflavored milk is available in 1% fat and skim. Fat-free chocolate milk is offered daily. The half pint cartons may be purchased for $ .50 per carton.
Although meals and milk can be purchased daily, prepayment for 5, 10 or 20 days is encouraged. Students are less likely to forget money or run out and it is more convenient for parents. Charging/credit meals are not allowed for secondary students. Cashiers will verbally remind the students when the account is low.
For elementary students, a reminder notice or low balance notice will be sent home with the child. The Superintendent approved elementary charge policy is:
The following Food and Nutrition Service Policy is for elementary students who do not have money in their accounts for meals:
Student will be allowed to receive a menu lunch up to three days and must repay the cost of the lunches, If the meals are not repaid promptly, the student will receive a substitute meal of the alternate entree and a carton of milk. The student must pay the cost of the milk for the substitute meal.
If there are charges on the elementary student’s account, any money sent will be applied to the charges before being used for the current day’s meal.
Free and reduced price meal applications
Free and reduced price meal applications are available at any school cafeteria, school office or the Food & Nutrition Services Office. Applications cannot be accessed through this website because they are printed with a special red scanable ink. The application can be completed at almost anytime throughout the school year. The reduced price breakfast is $.30 and the reduced price lunch is $ .40 for all grade levels. Free or reduced priced meals cannot be provided unless the family has an approved application completed in a timely fashion. If your child(ren) qualifies for free or reduced price meals, you may also be eligible for other benefits. You must complete and return a 2012-2013 Application for Waiver of Confidentiality. Questions and applications can be directed to Anne Avery, 386-4780 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Requests for meal modifications
If your child has dietary restrictions such as an allergy to certain foods, please fill out a request for meal modification and submit it to your school’s office.
Production kitchens and the elementary schools they satellite to:
|Food Prep Kitchen||Satellite School Receiving||Café Manager||Café Phone|
|Garfield||Mary Jackson Palmer||322-2079|
|Kimberly Center||Laura Wangler||391-9161 ext 250|
|Hoover||Debbie Addy||322-7649 (office #)|
|Blue Grass||Pat Sauer||381-4399|
|BAKERY||Christa Andersen||391-9161 ext 121|
Catering service for District sponsored events is available. A catering catalog with the many delicious choices of breakfast pastries, desserts, fruit and vegetable trays, cheese trays, beverages, boxed meals, and complete sit down dinners is available. Please call the Food & Nutrition Services office for a copy or call our catering manager, Christa Andersen in the Bakery (391-9161).