Child Nutrition

This page includes food service and child nutrition information for Melissa Schools, managed in partnership with Southwest Foodservice Excellence (SFE).

To access the breakfast and lunch menus, please select the "Breakfast & Lunch Menus" button. Menu items are subject to change. Menus for the upcoming month will be posted during the second week of the current month.

Meal Pricing

Breakfast

Lunch

Paid Reimbursable Breakfast:
Elementary: $2.00
Middle School: $2.25
High School: $2.50

Paid Reimbursable Lunch:
Elementary: $3.00
Middle School: $3.25
High School: $3.50

Reduced-Price Breakfast:
Cost: 0.30¢

Reduced-Price Lunch:
Cost: 0.40¢

Free Breakfast:
Cost: Free

Free Lunch:
Cost: Free

Elementary School Meals for 2022-2023

As a result of COVID-19, Melissa ISD was able to offer free meals to all elementary students due to temporary flexibilities afforded by the federal government. The U.S. Congress did not provide funding in this year’s budget to allow schools to continue to serve these free meals. Families can still apply for meal assistance through the Free & Reduced Price Meal Program.

Meal vs. A La Carte

What qualifies as a “Lunch Meal”? In order to qualify for the Lunch Meal price, the student must take three or more of the five food groups: 1) fruits (one-half cup), 2) vegetables (one-half cup), 3) grains, 4) protein, and/or 5) dairy. If the student only takes one or two items, each item will be charged individually at the a la carte pricing.

Nutrition & Food Allergies

Additional information and forms regarding food allergies can be found on our Health Services page.

Contact Information

Samara Hernandez

Samara Hernandez
Child Nutrition Director
samarahernandez@melissaisd.org
972-837-4314

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 In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002- 508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (833) 256- 1665 or (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: program.intake@usda.gov. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.  

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.