School Year 2017-2018 Meal Prices

  • Elementary Lunch Paid: $1.70
  • Elementary Lunch Reduced: $0.40

  • Middle School Lunch Paid: $1.95
  • Middle School Lunch Reduced: $0.40

  • High School Lunch Paid: $2.40
  • High School Lunch Reduced: $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*