School Meals

Grain Valley Schools Food and Nutrition Services

Free and Reduced Meal Application

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Free and Reduced Price Meals are available to families who qualify. A household of four with a total household monthly pre-tax take-home income of $4,810, or $57,720 annually, would qualify for benefits. Household size is considered all persons, related or unrelated: Including parents, children, grandparents who live in your home and share living expenses. The total household income is the income each household member received last month before taxes - this includes wages, social security, pension, unemployment, welfare, child support, alimony, and any other cash income. Click here for more information on eligibility.

There are many other important benefits for qualified students and their communities.

Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) benefit payments - most recently up to $120 per month.
Reduced fees for some student activities.
Discounted musical instrument rental.
College scholarships.
Reduced technology fees.
Discounts on college application fees.
Discounts for SAT, ACT, Advanced Placement course fees, and other course fees.
Additional funding for school and district special programs, including equipment and supplies, tutoring programs, internet access, and network services.


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Meals, foods and beverages sold or served at schools meet state and federal requirements based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines. All meals, foods and beverages are prepared and served by qualified child nutrition professionals. We provide students with access to a variety of affordable and appealing foods that meet the health and nutrition needs of students.

Student Pricing
Elementary Breakfast-$1.85
MS/HS Breakfast-$1.95
Reduced Breakfast-$0.30
Elementary Lunch-$2.85
MS/HS Lunch-$3..15
Reduced Lunch-$0.40

Adult Pricing
Breakfast- $2.35

Extra Entree Items and Snacks:

All entree and side items may be purchased as either an individual a la carte selection or in combinations in order to make up a regular lunch.  If purchased separately, entrees are $1.70, premium entrees are $2.00 and side items are $0.65.  Snack items and drinks such as chips, crackers, cookies, and ice cream are available to purchase during meal times.  All snacks, drinks, and entrees do have to qualify under the USDA Smart Snack Guidelines for Schools.

Student's are not allowed to charge extra entrees and/or snack items.  There must be enough in their school account to purchase the items at the time of purchase.

Some of our elementary schools have individual policies on snack sales.  Please contact your school if you have questions concerning snacks.

If you do not want your child buying extra items or you would like to put restrictions on their account, please contact Angie Novak at [email protected] or 816-994-4812

A la Carte Items

Grain Valley School District Charge Policy


Does your student require a special diet?  Click HERE for information

Medical Statement to Request Meal Modification

Declaracion Medica para Solicitar una Modificacion de Comida Escolar

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