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Jefferson County Public Schools Breakfast and Hot Lunch Program is run through SchoolCafe!  

If you are new to SchoolCafe, or need to make a payment click here SchoolCafe
SchoolCafe also allows parents and students to track which items have been purchased daily.  If you have questions about what your child is eating please log on.


2018/2019  Prices

Pre-School - 5th grade $2.85 / lunch
6th - 8th grade $3.35 / lunch
Second entree $2.00
Extra Fruit $1.25
Breakfast 5th grade & Under $1.85
Breakfast 6th  - 8th grade $2.10 


Ala Carte Items:   Range from $.75  - $1.25
(Chips, Drinks etc)

Breakfast is served from 7:30 - 8:00 a.m.

Student meal prices for school year 2019 – 2020:

  • Breakfast:

    Elementary   $2.00
    Secondary    $2.25
    Reduced meal price for PK – 12 $0.00                                                      (The Smart Start Nutrition bill allows all reduced eligible children to eat breakfast for free.

  • Lunch :
    Elementary  $3.25
    Secondary   $3.50
    Reduced meal price for PK – 12 students  $0.00
    (HB19-1171 was passed by the Colorado Legislature on May 10, 2019, which allows students in grades PK – 12 who are eligible for reduced price meals to eat lunch for free).                                                                              

There will be increases in various a la carte items
8 oz. Milk carton  $0.95

Adult meal pricing is set to comply with USDA regulations
Adult breakfast meal price w/o beverage will be at a la carte prices
Adult lunch meal price, w/o beverage   $4.15

 


To apply for Free & Reduced Program:

Create an account in SchoolCafe
Navigate to "Benefits" (left side bar) and click on "Apply"
Follow on-screen instructions.

NEW in School Year 2019-2020:

-       SchoolCafé will include new functionality for families, including viewing menus and setting purchase preferences/restrictions for their students.

-   Jeffco FNS will no longer be using Nutrislice for online menu viewing; parents who have the Nutrislice app downloaded will NOT see updated menus for 2019-2020.

-   We will provide instructions for creating an account and accessing all features of SchoolCafé this summer.

-      On April 25, 2019, the Expansion of the Lunch Protection Act (HB19-1171) was passed! This means that the $0.40 copay for reduced-priced lunch meals will be covered for students in ALL grades. (Currently, the copay is only covered for PK-8th grade students.)

-   Reduced-eligible students will receive both breakfast and lunch at no cost at all grade levels.

 

Annual Reminders (no change):

-       An application for Free & Reduced meals must be resubmitted every school year on or after July 1. Applications submitted prior to July 1 are considered 2018-19 applications.

-       Families will still utilize SchoolCafé to submit online applications, which is the highly preferred method of application. The FNS Central Office, located in Quail Building 1, is available year-round to assist families with the online application process. As a last resort, paper applications are available as well.

-       Student account balances (both positive and negative) will roll over to next school year. Families who wish to make online payments will still utilize SchoolCafé.

o   Refunds may be requested at each school cafeteria, or at our Central Office.

-       SchoolCafé will be down for annual maintenance and enhancements for next year from May 25 – June 30, 2019.

o   Families can obtain account information from the FNS Central Office during this time.

o   Call 303-982-6748 or email JeffcoSchoolFood@jeffco.k12.co.us        

-       FNS will offer Summer Food Service Programs at eight locations this year, plus the mobile bus. More information is available here: Jeffco FNS Summer Food Service Program Locations

 

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