Please make sure you write the student name on your checks so we can add payment to the correct meal account. Thank you.
The Cafeteria staff are not able to accept ANY foreign currency for payment.
Thank you for your compliance.
Spice up your Entree, Salad or Wrap with our NEWToppings Bar!Located only at the High School CafeteriaClick HERE for the online cafeteria account pre-pay site, School Cafe
When sending funds to school for meals, make Checks Payable to:
Freedom Cafeteria Fund
Reminder: You may apply for free or reduced meals at any time
throughout the school year!
Families that have children attending a public school district can apply for free or reduced price school meals through the National School Lunch Program online using the internet.
Please click HERE to PRINT the 2018/2018 Pennsylvania Free and Reduced Lunch Application. This printed and completed version of the application can be turned in at your school building.
The mission of the Freedom Area School District Food Service Department is to promote good nutrition by providing quality meals while maintaining the highest level of customer satisfaction.
About the Program
The Freedom Area School District’s Food Service Department is committed to providing healthy and well balanced meals to your children. Our Cafeteria is focused on health, wellness, and good nutrition. We continuously strive to offer a large variety of quality food choices in the cafeteria.
Freshly prepared, nutritious lunches will be provided by our food service department. Our program follows the nutritional requirements of the national School Lunch Program. Our program meets the nutritional standards set forth by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
SCHOOL MEAL GUIDELINES
Planned menus are subject to change without notice and will change in response to school closures.
Check this web page for menu changes and updates
Meal pricing for school year 2018-19
Breakfast all buildings $1.15
Lunch K-8 $2.50
Lunch 9-12 $2.60
( Reduced Breakfast $.30, Lunch $.40)
Our menu has been planned to meet the new federal regulations including, but not limited to age groups, and portion sizes. Over the course of each week our menus must meet required calorie ranges, meat/meat alternate ranges, grain ranges, and at least if not more, of the required vegetable subgroups and additional fruit choices.
Board Policy on Meal Charging
Smart Snacks in School
We are focused on the health of our school environment. Our school district has established nutrition standards for all snacks sold in school by any entity, including parent/student organizations, teachers, boosters, fundraisers, or the food and nutrition services department. These standards for snack sales are in effect from any time before school through 1/2 hour after school, in accordance with the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, the USDA and our district Wellness Policy. Non-compliant foods may be sold from 1/2 hour after school through the end of the day. These standards carefully balance science-based nutrition guidelines with practical and flexible solutions to promote healthier eating on campus.
Self Supporting Department: Nutrition Services is self supporting. We depend on prompt payment from parents for their students' meals to maintain the services we provide to the students. The Nutrition Services Fund differs from other budget segments of the school district in that it is an Enterprise Fund. An Enterprise is an operation that is run like a private business. Revenues should meet or exceed expenditures.
Contact us:Randy Walker, Food Service Director1190 Bulldog Drive
Freedom, PA 15042
724-775-7641 Ext. 115Proud Member of: