Food & Nutrition Services

2023-2024 MEAL SERVICE

Meal Prices

School Breakfast Lunch
Grade School $2.50 $3.50
High School $3.00 $4.25

**Apply for Meal Benefits to determine if your Students qualify for Free, Reduced-Price, or Expanded Income Guidelines (EG) meals.

Approval means meals are free!!!!

Apply for Meal Benefits to determine if your student(s) qualify for Free, Reduced-Price, or Expanded Income Guidelines (EIG) meals.

Approval means meals are free!!

Apply Online!

Good nutrition is a building block for good health and success in school. Our district is committed to providing a daily offering of nutritious and healthy meals.

See our breakfast and lunch menus for the current month below:

School lunchTo the maximum extent practicable, all schools in our district will participate in available federal school meal programs (including the School Breakfast Program, National School Lunch Program— including Summer Food Service Program, and Fresh Fruits & Vegetables Program). We are working towards being able to participate in additional programs that would allow us to offer Free meals to all. To qualify for these programs in future years, we highly encourage ALL DISTRICT FAMILIES to apply for Meal Benefits.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Who can get FEDERAL FREE or REDUCED (FREE ALSO) PRICE MEALS?
  • All children in households receiving benefits from State SNAP, the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) or State TANF are eligible for free meals.
  • Foster children that are under the legal responsibility of a foster care agency or court are eligible for free meals.
  • Children participating in their school’s Head Start program are eligible for free meals.
  • Children who meet the definition of homeless, runaway, or migrant are eligible for free meals.
    • HOW DO I KNOW IF MY CHILDREN QUALIFY AS HOMELESS, MIGRANT, OR RUNAWAY? Do the members of your household lack a permanent address? Are you staying together in a shelter, hotel, or other temporary housing arrangement? Does your family relocate on a seasonal basis? Are any children living with you who have chosen to leave their prior family or household? If you believe children in your household meet these descriptions and haven’t been told your children will get free meals, please call or e-mail jami.vroman@monroe.k12.or.us.
  • Children may receive free or reduced price meals if your household’s income is within the limits on the Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines. Your children may qualify for free or reduced price meals if your household income falls at or below the limits on the chart below:

FEDERAL ELIGIBILITY INCOME CHART For School Year 2023-24

Household Size Annual Monthly Twice Per Month Every Two Weeks Weekly
1 26,973 2,248 1,124 1,038 519
2 36,482 3,041 1,521 1,404 702
3 45,991 3,833 1,917 1,769 885
4 55,500 4,625 2,313 2,135 1,068
5 65,009 5,418 2,709 2,501 1,251
6 74,518 6,210 3,105 2,867 1,434
7 84,027 7,003 3,502 3,232 1,616
8 93,536 7,795 3,898 3,598 1,799
Each add’l household member add 9,509 793 397 366 183
Monroe School District participates in Oregon EIG, who can get FREE MEALS through this program?

Children attending public schools in Oregon may receive no-cost meals if your household income is within the limits on the Oregon Expanded Income Guidelines. Your children may qualify for no-cost meals if your household income falls at or below the limits on the chart below:

OREGON EXPANDED INCOME GROUP INCOME CHART For School Year 2023-24

Household Size Annual Monthly Twice Per Month Every Two Weeks Weekly
1 43,740 3,645 1,823 1,683 842
2 59,160 4,930 2,465 2,276 1,138
3 74,580 6,215 3,108 2,869 1,435
4 90,000 7,500 3,750 3,462 1,731
5 105,420 8,785 4,393 4,055 2,028
6 120,840 10,070 5,035 4,648 2,324
7 136,260 11,355 5,678 5,241 2,621
8 151,680 12,640 6,320 5,834 2,917
Each add’l household member add 15,420 1,285 643 594 297
Am I able to manage my child’s account online?

We are very pleased to announce that we have a new Nutrition Service program that allows parents to manage their child’s account or the entire family in one place. To create your Family Hub Account, use this link to SchoolCafe.

My child has special dietary needs; how do I notify the school district?

ODE supports special meals or meal accommodations due to medical need. To request a medical-based meal accommodation, please complete the following form and have it signed by a State licensed healthcare professional:

If your child’s situation doesn’t accommodate a medical condition you may fill out the preference request form below:

Also, when you create your FamilyHub account with SchoolCafe, please make sure you fill out the food allergy section.

What if my child only wants a milk?

Milk will continue to be sold individually to students @ the cost of 50 cents per carton.

If you have additional questions regarding qualifying for Meal Benefits, please see the FAQ handout here.


In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/ad-3027.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:
    Program.Intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.