Meals are served daily in the cafeteria. The healthy meals are based on the National School Lunch Program standards. Menus are sent home to elementary school students every month and posted in the cafeteria. Monthly menu may also be viewed at the Kennett Consolidated School District Web Site – www.kcsd.org
|Paid full:||$2.50 for all secondary students|
|Paid Reduced:||$0.40 for all grade students. (Yearly approved eligibility application needed).|
|Free:||Yearly approved eligibility application needed|
All school lunch program participants are required to take at least three food items out of five (5) food items offered.
Example: Menu – Hamburger on Roll, Fruit, Cooked Green Beans & Milk
Written request or simple pass from a teacher/office should be with the student upon entrance to cafeteria between lunch period. Student has to wait for next lunch period if written request not provided to the server. Meal payment as applied based on meal category.
Meals are served in the cafeteria line or on designated area of the cafeteria or kitchen away from the cooking and preparation area. In general, kitchen area is limited to cafeteria staff. Traffic of unnecessary persons through the food preparation area, packaging or processing area (s) and utensil washing areas is prohibited by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania County of Chester Health Department safety and sanitation regulation 303.11.7.8.
Next day cash payments are expected. A monthly payment is acceptable. Monthly bills are payable within 10 days of receipt of request for payments For payment of $10.00 or greater: A check payable to KCSD Food Service should be written.
Rational: For the teacher and staffs’ personal accounting purpose and record.
The last day for meal charges: May 15 of each year. The Manager will post notice to alert teachers and staff on the last week of April. Posting location will be at the cafeteria, teacher’s lounge and main office.
The Computerized Pre-payment account is now established in all our schools. All staff has an account in our database. Pre-payment can be cash or check payable to KCSD Food Service. This system will eliminate the need for cash on daily basis. Left over money at the end of the school year will be carried over to the following year and from school to the other school in KCSD or as designated.