Saint Joseph School Lunch
All lunches include a choice of  1% white milk or fat tree flavored milk daily.
All lunches come with a minimum of 1/2 cup of fruit daily. (Fruits vary due to availability)
The vegetable of the day will always be equal to or higher than 3/4 of cup. All grains used are whole grains (bread, pasta, rice, etc.)
Peanut butter and jelly and plain peanut butter sandwiches are always offered as an alternative daily.

Current prices:
$3.35    Student lunch
$1.65     Doubles
$0.40    Reduced Lunch (Includes milk)
$0.50    Milk purchased separately from lunch
$5.25    Adult lunch

All lunches meet USDA requirements. Students must take fruit and/or vegetables offered daily. There will be no added cost

The Civil Rights Non-discrimination Statement

This explains what to do if you believe you have been treated unfairly.

“In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter 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: (202) 690-7442; or

(3)           email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.”

St. Joseph School Public Release Statement regarding USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

2019-2020 Free/Reduced Application  –  English

Instructions on How to Complete the Free and Reduced Lunch Application

Free and Reduced Priced Meals:  Translated Applications

Frequently Asked Questions

Note: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts requires that the school districts perform a Direct Certification through their website for enrolled students. Families of the students who are Directly Certified Free or Reduced will no longer need to file a paper application. Families will be notified before the beginning of the school year.

Note: Those students qualified for the free or reduced lunch program are still responsible to pay for all add-on or a la cart items such as doubles, milk (if purchased separately from the full lunch), ice cream, etc.

OTHER HELPFUL LINKS:    
W.I.C. Nutrition Program
Do you have a child under the age of 5? Are you pregnant or breastfeeding? WIC offers families:

  • personalized nutrition consultations
  • checks for free, healthy food
  • tips for eating well to improve health
  • referrals for medical and dental care, health insurance, child care, housing and fuel assistance, and other services that can benefit the whole family.

Call 1-800-WIC-1007 or visit www.mass.gov/wic

Food Source Hotline
You may be eligible for Food Stamps, even if you own a house, are working or have a car. There are income guidelines and other requirements, but special rules for families with children under age 19 have made it possible for more families to qualify. For information about Food Stamps and other food resources, call Project Bread’s Food Source Hotline Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or visit our food stamp website.

Please review the St. Joseph School Unpaid Meal Policy HERE.

You may review the St. Joseph school Offer vs. Serve Policy HERE.

The click HERE to review the Civil Rights Nondiscrimination Statement