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A hot lunch program is provided in all schools.
Students who prefer may bring a lunch from home. Milk may be purchased separately.
 
Lunch Prices:
Full Paid Lunch - $2.45 for Grades K-4
Full Paid Lunch - $2.55 for Grades 5-8
Full Paid Lunch - $3.25 for Adult 
Milk Only - $.50
 
Interactive Lunch & Breakfast Menus with Carb Counts
Select your menu and click on any food item in bold on the menu and its complete nutritional value will pop up, including its carb count! It's a big step in our shared goal of keeping students healthy as well as wise!
 
 
How Does the Lunch Line Work with Lunchtime Accounts?
It's easier than you may think. At least, that's how our students make it look after about the first week of school! Parents deposit funds into a child's individual account through the LunchTime Portal. (You can also make some parental choices there, like limiting the purchase of "snacks for the table" in some cases. Seriously, you can limit additional purchases to types of snacks and number of days your child is able to buy more than the full lunch, for example.)
 
Each day, teachers take the lunch count in the classroom right after attendance. The list of students purchasing lunch is sent to the cafeteria. When children arrive for lunch, they punch their five-digit student ID number into the keypad on the counter. For the first few days, cafeteria staff will assist students, but after a few days, even our littlest students seem to have this process down pat.
 
That's it. You can monitor purchases at any time via the portal, and can watch balances and deposit more funds as needed.
Free and Reduced Lunch
 
Children who are in need will be provided with a lunch at reduced price or at no charge to the student. Students in need of such assistance will be determined by the criteria issued by the state of New Jersey and the USDA. Eligibility requirements and application for free and reduced price meals are distributed to all households annually. Complete the application you will find here.
 
Please note that the Mount Laurel School District is an equal opportunity provider of free and reduced lunch services.
See complete statements below.
Access to Free and Reduced Lunch For All - In English
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
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Access To Free and Reduced Lunch For All - Spanish Translation
De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés), se prohíbe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad realizados o financiados por el USDA.
Las personas con discapacidades que necesiten medios alternativos para la comunicación de la información del programa (por ejemplo, sistema Braille, letras grandes, cintas de audio, lenguaje de señas americano, etc.), deben ponerse en contacto con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron los beneficios. Las personas sordas, con dificultades de audición o discapacidades del habla pueden comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service [Servicio Federal de Retransmisión] al (800) 877-8339. Además, la información del programa se puede proporcionar en otros idiomas.
Para presentar una denuncia de discriminación, complete el Formulario de Denuncia de Discriminación del Programa del USDA, (AD-3027) que está disponible en línea en: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html y en cualquier oficina del USDA, o bien escriba una carta dirigida al USDA e incluya en la carta toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de denuncia, llame al (866) 632-9992. Haga llegar su formulario lleno o carta al USDA por:
(1) correo: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; o
(3) correo electrónico: program.intake@usda.gov.
Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades