Meal Information, Prices and Payments

There will be a charge for all school meals beginning on the first day of school, Aug. 31, 2022. The USDA waiver that allowed school districts to provide free breakfast and lunch expired at the end of this school year. For the 2022-23 school year, families will be charged regular prices for school meals. Free / reduced meal applications for the 2022-23 school year are available on Skyward (Family Access).

Middle and high school students at our comprehensive, neighborhood schools also have the option to purchase an extra entrée or extra milk/juice (a la carte) during meal service. Students must pay for these a la carte options at the time of purchase, and can use cash, check or pre-pay online (see below for e~Funds for Schools). Change will be applied to the student’s lunch account. Click the Payment Options tab for more information.

 

Meal Prices 2022-23

 

Breakfast
Elementary Middle High ALE Adult
Price: $1.75 $1.90 $2.15 $1.90 $2.40
Free & Reduced $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
 

 

Lunch
Elementary Middle High ALE Adult
Price: $2.85 $3.20 $3.60 $3.20 $4.75
Free & Reduced $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

Lunch menus for Battle Ground schools are available on the Sodexo website:

2022-23 School Year:

Middle and high school students at our comprehensive, neighborhood schools also have the option to purchase an extra entrée or extra milk/juice (a la carte) during meal service. Students must pay for these a la carte options at the time of purchase, and can use cash, check or pre-pay online (see below for e~Funds for Schools). Change will NOT be given for cash payments, but any change will be applied to the student’s lunch account.

Payment Options for a la carte options

In Person:  Cash or Check, dropped off at school office or cafeteria (by student or parent).

Mail:  Check, mailed to:  BGPS/Nutrition Services,  P.O. Box 200, Battle Ground, WA  98604

Online:  e~Funds for Schools

Online E-Funds Assistance Page: Click HERE

Please note: In order to remain PCI compliant, e~Funds for Schools prohibits website access from internet browsers that use TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1. This means e~Funds for Schools websites are accessible only from the following browsers:

  • Internet Explorer 11 or higher
  • Google Chrome version 44 or higher
  • Mozilla Firefox version 44 or higher
  • Opera version 30 or higher
  • Apple Safari version 9 or higher
  • Microsoft Edge – any version

If you do not use one of the above browsers, you will not be able to access the e~Funds for Schools payment system.

Did you Know?

Meal Charge Guidelines

Complete Meal Charge Guidelines
We have updated our unpaid meal charge guidelines to comply with the USDA and local meal charge policies and recommendations.

  1. Students (K-12) will be allowed to charge up to $25.00 in full, reimbursable meals.
  2. Students cannot charge a la carte items.
  3. Nutrition Services will send an automated low-balance call two (2) times per week and two (2) automated low-balance emails per week for students with a negative balance.
  4. Nutrition Services will make a personalized telephone call to the parent/guardian when a student’s account reaches a negative balance of $25.00.
  5. The building principal will be notified by Nutrition Services when a student’s account reaches a negative balance of $50.00. The principal or designee will research additional resources/assistance and contact the student’s family if necessary.
  6. The district’s Business Services office will begin to notify the parent/guardian when the student’s account reaches a negative balance of $60.00. This notification will be by phone call and/or certified letter, which will include a breakdown of outstanding charges and the payment due date.
  7. K-12 students will not be denied a reimbursable meal for unpaid charges. If a student’s negative balance reaches $100.00, Nutrition Services will notify Business Services to begin collection procedures. Business Services will send the parent/guardian notification of the delinquent balance, a breakdown of outstanding charges and the payment due date. If payment is not received, the account will be sent to collections.

Did you Know?

Summer Meals

The FREE summer meal program begins June 20, 2022. Breakfasts and/or lunches will be served to all children 18 and under at six locations: River HomeLink, Daybreak Primary, Glenwood Heights Primary, Yacolt Primary, Battle Ground High School and Prairie High School. All meals must be consumed on site. Check out the summer flier for dates and times of service.

Click here for Free and Reduced Meals information

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Sodexo Partnership

The Battle Ground Nutrition Services Department welcomes all students and parents to participate in the district’s school meal program. Healthy breakfasts and lunches are served every school day. Students can choose from a variety of entrees, fruits, vegetables, and beverages.

The Nutrition Services team, managed by Sodexo, is dedicated to nurturing the minds and bodies of all students and keeping parents connected through communication.

Contact Nutrition Services

nutrition@battlegroundps.org
(360) 885-6539

Notice of Nondiscrimination

The Battle Ground Public Schools provides equal opportunity in programs and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin/language, creed/religion, sex, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a service animal by a person with a disability, age, marital status, honorably discharged veteran or military status, HIV/Hepatitis C status. The district provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Contact the following regarding questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Tom Adams, Director of Student Services, adams.tom@battlegroundps.org, Title IX Compliance Officer, 360.885.5415; Michelle Reinhardt, Executive Director of Human Resources, reinhardt.michelle@battlegroundps.org, Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator/Section 504/ADA Coordinator, 360.885.5481; or a letter may be submitted to the designated coordinator at the Battle Ground Public Schools, PO Box 200, Battle Ground, WA 98604

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