School Year 2018-2019 Meal Prices

  • Elementary Breakfast: $1.25
  • Elementary Lunch: $2.20

  • Middle School Breakfast: $1.95
  • Middle School Lunch: $2.45

  • High School Breakfast: $1.95
  • High School Lunch: $2.45

  • Adult Breakfast: $2.75
  • Adult Lunch: $3.50

  • Reduced Breakfast: $0.30
  • Reduced Lunch: $0.40

  • Milk Ala Carte: $0.40

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*