School Breakfast and Lunch Program

    September 2020 USDA has enacted waivers to bring back the Summer Feeding Program where all children 0-18 years of age will be given meals for free until 12/31/2020.  Kyrene Digital Academy, Flex learners and In-person school Kyrene students and siblings (within age range) can get meals for free at this time.   

    2020-21 School Year Curbside Meals: 

    Meal Service for Breakfast and lunch will be available for all students, whether receiving in-person services or engaging in online learning at home. Students receiving on-site services will have meals provided at the school site. For students in both distance learning options, meals will be available through a curbside pickup system. Curbside pickup will take place Mondays and Wednesdays at the Kyrene District Office, at 8700 S. Kyrene Rd. in Tempe, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    • Monday Meal Pickup:  Get meals for 2 days Monday & Tuesday *OR*  get meals get meals for 5 days Monday-Friday meals provided
    • Wednesday Meal Pickup: Get meals for 3 days Wednesday–Friday meals provided

    Students do not have to be present to pick up meals, and you will no longer need their student I.D. number. Once at curbside, call 480-541-1660 to contact Food Service. 

    Full Message About Free Meals (Sep. 9)

    Click the image below to download school menus.

    Nutrislice link

    Meal Costs

    $1.70   served at all Kyrene schools
    Reduced price: $0.30
    Adults: $2.00
    Elementary Lunch
    Reduced price $0.40
    Adults: $3.65

    Middle School Lunch 
    Reduced price $0.40 
    Adults: $3.65

    Pay for Meals Online

    Checks made payable to Kyrene School District and cash in a sealed envelope and labled for the student are accepted at the school sites. 

    We offer an optional credit card service to make meal payments, view account balance, and review meal history online at www.k12paymentcenter.com.  Electronic Check(eChecks) option can be choosen for $0.95 fee regardless of the total amount, as of 4/7/2020.   Payments up to $95.00 will be charged $1.95 convenience fee, $96.00 and up will be charged convenience fee of 3.99% of the total payment.  One payment may be split multiple children for one transaction fee. Parents may transfer money between accounts themselves.  Low balance notifications can be set under Parent Profile to be notified when the meal account is getting low on funds.  

    Please remember to turn off Automatic payments in K12Paymentcenter.com so you don't get charged over summer break, this is found in the Wallet section under Recurring Payment settings by changing auto payment type to low balance for the summer or change the number of payments to 0. 


    Download the K12 Payment Center App 

    Google Play Logo for App  Apple Store logo link
    Contact Linda Stewart, NSLP Specialist for K12 issues or call Meals Plus K12 or lunchapplication.com  IT support at 1-800-541-8999 EST for assistance.

    Unpaid Meal Charges


    Email Notifications

    Food Nutrition Services sends emails through its software with the email address of noreply@mg.mealsplus.com and from School Nutrition Department. Thank you for verifying email settings to ensure the delivery of emails. Check junk/spam folders to ensure the receipt of account balance and meal eligibility notifications.
    National School Lunch Program
    The National School Lunch Program is a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Through this program, eligible students may be offered free or reduced-price meals. We also participate in the School Breakfast Progam at schools except these schools; Cerritos, and Sierra.  Meal payments may be made online, as this program operates in all of the schools in the Kyrene School District. Meal applications are distributed to every student in the district at the beginning of the school year. Application information will remain confidential and will be used only to determine eligibility for free or reduced-priced meals. Applications are also available at all school offices or by clicking on the links below:
    2020-21 School year meal application
    You may apply after July 7, 2020 for the new school year.  Please visit www.lunchapplication.com to submit an online meal application prior to school beginning.   Paper meal applications for the new school year are sent home on the first day of school to all students.  We email the notification of meal status letter to parents when the application is processed. Please watch for noreply@mg.mealsplus.com - School Nutrition Department for the letter. Roll over meal status will end on 9/10/2020.
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    Public Notice - Meal Account Refund

    You may request a refund within 4 months of a student withdrawing or graduating from our District. You may make the request by calling 480-541-1660, or emailing foodservice@kyrene.org. We issue a check for the refund. Please include a parent name and address to whom we should issue the refund when emailing the request. Funds may be transferred to another student who remains in Kyrene School District.

    SMART SNACKS:  Please contact the SFE office at 480-541-1660 for information regarding Smart Snacks and the current list of items. You may email them at foodservice@kyrene.org.
    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
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