School Year 2018-2019 Meal Prices

Early Childhood School Breakfast and lunch: free

Elementary School Breakfast Paid: $1.20

Elementary School Breakfast Reduced: 30¢

Elementary School BIC: free

Elementary School Lunch Paid: $2.65

Elementary School Lunch Reduced: 40¢

Secondary School Breakfast Paid: $1.20

Secondary School Breakfast Reduced: 30¢

Secondary School Lunch Paid: $2.90

Secondary School Lunch Reduced: 40¢

School Lunch: Good for Kids and Good for Your Wallet
As the cost of just about everything continues to increase, school lunch is one meal that is still a great value, both nutritionally and economically! It remains a bargain compared to alternatives, such as bagged lunches and off-campus restaurants.

Save Money: Eat School Lunch
On average, it costs less to buy a school lunch than to bring a lunch from home. According to a meal-cost analysis, the estimated nationwide average cost of a lunch brought from home was $3.43. Based on the national average, families can save $243* a year if they choose school lunch.

*When lunch is purchased every day for a 180-day school year.
*According to a meal-cost analysis by Alice Jo Rainville, PhD, RD, CHE, SNS of Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI*