Food Services

Jeffco Public Schools Food and Nutrition Department employs approximately 600 full and part-time employees, who prepare over 6 million meals a year. Food and Nutrition Services is self-supporting; no General Fund monies are utilized to support these operations. The district participates in the USDA School Lunch, Breakfast, and commodity food programs.

School Menus

Interactive school food menus can be accessed by clicking on the image below: 

SchoolCafe link for menu and financial

Elementary Prices

           Breakfast:      $2.00
Lunch: $3.25
Milk : $1.00

Adult Breakfast: ala carte pricing
      Adult Lunch:    $4.25 (including beverage)

Providing Healthy Meals at Schools

The Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 brought new regulations to the National School Lunch Program aimed at helping to decrease the incidence of Childhood Obesity in our country. As a result of these changes students will be offered meals that offer:

  • More fruits and vegetables
  • Meals with fewer calories, less fat and less sodium
  • Leaner proteins, with more meat-free alternatives
  • Right-sized portions of more satisfying foods
  • More whole-grain options

School Breakfast Program--8:20 a.m

Semper participates in the School Breakfast Program, offering a nutritious breakfast every day that school is in session. Students eligible for free or reduced price lunch will receive breakfast at no charge. Read the following flyer to learn more about the program and participating schools:  School Breakfast Program Information (en Español)

Health Inspections

The Jefferson County Department of Health and Environment conducts Jeffco Schools Food Services Health Inspections. Current report results are available through the health department.

Additional information can be found at Jeffco Food and Nutrition Services.  

Addition symbol inside of a yellow circle

Click on the image to Add Meal $ to School Cafe'

School Cafe' is an online payment system that allows parents to pay for their student's meals online 24-hours a day using a bank account or Visa or Mastercard credit cards. This system simplifies bookkeeping and helps to ensure your child always has lunch money. 

Free and Reduced Meals

Some children may qualify for free meals or for reduced price meals. To apply for free or reduced price meals, use the application below:

Meal Benefits Application

View Parent Letters in EnglishEspañol (Spanish)Русский (Russian), and tiếng Việt (Vietnamese).

Children who are eligible for free or reduced priced meals, may also qualify for other fee waivers. When completing the Free and Reduced Price Meal Application, parents must consent to the disclosure of the application information for use as an application for other fee waivers. Check boxes designating what programs the information can be used for are included in the meal application.

Online applications are the fastest and easiest way to be approved for meal benefits but paper applications are available in your schools office.

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