Center Grove Community School CorporationFOOD AND NUTRITION SERVICES
Welcome to the Center Grove Community School Corporation Food and Nutrition website. Our mission is to provide nutritionally balanced meals according to the USDA National School Breakfast and Lunch requirements at reasonable cost to students, staff and guests. Our goal is to provide nutritious, child focused meals that comply with the USDA Dietary Guidelines based on Nutrient Standard Menu Planning.The 2014-2015 school year brought several changes to Center Grove's menus with the passage of the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010. As a part of the law passed by Congress, school lunch and breakfast meals are required to undergo some changes. For more details, please click the link below.
Meal prices for the 2020-2021 school year are as follows:Breakfast Prices (Applies to all schools)
Student Breakfast: $1.50
Reduced Breakfast: $0.30
Staff/Adult Visitor Breakfast: $2.00
Elementary Lunch Prices
Student Lunch: $2.30
Reduced Lunch: $0.40
Staff/Adult Visitor Lunch: $3.25
Secondary Lunch Prices
Student Lunch: $2.50
Reduced Lunch: $0.40
Staff/Adult Visitor Lunch: $3.25Meal prices are established to cover food and non-food expenses, staff benefits and labor expenses, and equipment repair and replacement. The food service department is self-supporting and does not receive money from the general fund.
UNPAID ACCOUNT PROCEDURESCenter Grove's Food and Nutrition Department has adopted a formal procedure to address unpaid meal charges. The USDA mandated all federal school meal programs adopt similar procedures by July 1, 2017. The procedure is included in all CG Schools 2020-21 handbooks and at this link.
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