CAFETERIA & NUTRITION
UPDATE: Meal Disbursement Schedule
Welcome to the Cafeteria!
Thank you for the opportunity to serve your student nutritious choices for breakfast and lunch.
Schools, health agencies, parents, and communities share a common goal of supporting the link between healthy eating, physical activity, and improved academic achievement of children and adolescents. Evidence shows that the health of students is linked to their academic achievement, so by working together, we can ensure that young people are healthy and ready to learn.
You may also contact the Food Service Director for information regarding the Free and Reduced Meal Programs and/or to return completed forms.
Office phone: 563-886-9701
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM and 3:00 PM
Join us for Breakfast, See you at Lunch!
Gluten-free for those who need it!
Online payments are made at PayForIt.net
Cash or Check sent to school and placed in the Office
Correct lunch balances can be found at SchoolCafe.com
Meal Account tracking and notification happens at SchoolCafe.com
When setting up an account at these websites, your student’s ID number can be found by contacting your building secretary, the Food Service office, or in your PowerSchool account online.
Lunch account balances are not accurate in PayForIt
The lunch amount shown in PayForIt is the total amount of money deposited on PayForIt throughout all years. It does not reflect lunches purchased.
Meal Account Projection Chart
Use the Meal Account Projection Chart to help assist with budgeting.
If a student eats only lunch and gets nothing extra, the following are the projected costs for 1 student:
Secure online payment system
If you wish to pay for school lunch online, the PayForIt.net button at the top of the website navigation bar will take you to the secure online payment site. You may use a credit card, debit card, or e-check to pay lunch and registration costs. There is a service fee for using this site.
Watch this video to learn how to add additional students to your PayForIt account
Negative Meal Account Policy
For details regarding how accounts will be handled should they become negative, please refer to our online negative meal account policy.
FREE or REDUCED Meal Program
The Free and reduced meal programs, as supported by USDA and the State of Iowa, are available for those who qualify.
If you DID receive a letter from the school stating that you have already been approved for a Free or Reduced Meal benefit, please complete the Book Fee Waiver and the Book Fee Statement, in the BOOK FEE WAIVER folder below, to apply for eligibility. This benefit must be applied for, it is not an automatic benefit if you qualify for Free or Reduced meals.
If you DID NOT receive a letter from the school regarding a Free or Reduced Meal Benefit, an Iowa Eligibility Application, found in the FREE AND REDUCED LUNCH folder below, must be completed before benefits can begin. An application may be completed at any time during the school year. The guidelines for qualifying for the Free or Reduced Meal Program can be found in the Public Release document, also in the FREE AND REDUCED LUNCH folder below.
For additional information or assistance with any forms, contact:
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM and 3:00 PM
Lunch Program Files
Documents & Forms
USDA Nondiscrimination Statement
For all other FNS nutrition assistance programs, State or local agencies, and their sub-recipients, must post the following Nondiscrimination Statement:
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:
mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
fax: 202-690-7442; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Iowa Nondiscrimination Statement
It is the policy of this CNP provider not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or religion in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code section 216.6, 216.7, and 216.9. If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy by this CNP Provider, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office building, 400 E. 14th St. Des Moines, IA 50319-1004; phone number 515-281-4121, 800-457-4416; website https://icrc.iowa.gov
Revised March 21, 2016