Free or Reduced Applications:
Applications from last school year will carry over until the first week of October. During this time please fill out a new application to update your benefits. A new application needs to be filled out each year. After the first week of October all applications not renewed will be switched to paid meals. You may fill out applications at any time throughout the year. Information and the application as well as the Online Free & Reduced App (NEW) can be found in the Food Service Information section of this site or at any of the schools. If you have any questions, please contact Steven McClelland at (605) 773-7337.
Receiving SNAP or TANF benefits? If you receive these food assistance services you will automatically qualify however you may want to call to make sure.
What’s a meal?
The meal prices are set for the purchases of a meal. A student must take at least 3 food groups and one must be a fruit or vegetable.
A meal at the elementary level is the main meal option, anything off the fruit and veggie bar and a milk/juice. Elementary lunches will not have any extra items for purchase. Students bringing lunch from home may purchase a milk and must bring all paper products and utensils with them.
A meal at the middle school is the main meal or the sandwich/salad bar option, anything off the fruit and veggie bar and a milk/juice. The middle school does have a la carte (extra items) and novelties available as well as doubles that do cost extra.
A meal at the high school is the Main Meal line, the Sandwich line, the GovGreens salad bar or the Bistro Box meal, with anything off the fruit and veggie bar and a milk/juice. The high school also has a la carte (extra items), novelties and doubles that do cost extra.
Block or Limit Purchases of A La Carte, Doubles, Novelties, Extras:
The middle school and high school have items that have an additional cost. If you do not want your child to be able to buy these items or would like to limit the amount please call Steven McClelland at (605) 773-7337.
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:
(1) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
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This institution is an equal opportunity provider.