Commerce Public Schools

2016-17 Free Reduced-Price Application

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Meal Prices 2016-2017

 
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
All Schools
 
Full Pay
Reduced
Full Pay
Reduced
Full Pay
Reduced
Adult
Breakfast
$0.90
$0.30
$0.95
$0.30
$0.95
$0.30
$1.85
Lunch
$1.80
$0.40
$2.00
$0.40
$2.00
$0.40
$3.40
Total
$2.70
$0.70
$2.95
$0.70
$2.95
$0.70
$5.25

 

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Meal Charges

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It is the policy of the Commerce Board of Education that Child Nutrition Program meal charges may not exceed (PK-5th: $13.50) or (6th-12th: $14.75)

  1. Free/reduced meal applications will be distributed with enrollment papers. It is the policy of the Commerce Board of Education to have a 30-day carryover on applications from the previous year. The application must be returned and approved before the 30 days.
    1. If the application is not returned before the 30 days lap, the student will need to pay all charges prior to approval of the application.
  2. Payment reminders will be given to students weekly.
    1. At the elementary, reminders will go home with the student.
    2. At the middle and high school reminders will be at the time of service in the lunch line.
  3. No student will be allowed to charge school meals when they owe $13.50 (PK-5th) or $14.75 (6th-12th) in meal charges until the account is paid in full. NO EXCEPTIONS. No student in grades 9-12 will be allowed to charge school meals the last 10 days of school.
  4. Elementary students that owe $13.50 will be checked each morning to see if they have brought a lunch to school. If the student did not bring a lunch, the kitchen manager will try to contact the parent at home or work to bring the money in full or the child a lunch. If a parent cannot be reached, the school will provide a sandwich and milk served on a regular tray.
  5. If the school makes a mistake and serves a student a meal that should not have received a meal, under no circumstances shall the meal be taken away from the student.
  6. All meal charges for the current school year must be paid in full before the final day of school. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  7. Money left in the student’s account at the end of the school year will be reentered into the student account for the coming school year.
    1. A refund will be given upon request, if the amount of money left in the account at the end of the year exceeds $5.00. Request must be made by June 10th.
    2. If a student leaves the school district without asking for a return of the money, money will be used as a donation to CNP. The request must be made within 30 days of termination of enrollment.
    3. When a student leaves the school owing meal money, the amount owed will be sent along with school records.