Through a partnership with Sodexo our schools provide students with healthy and nutritious meals to support their learning and growth.
Notice of Request for Proposals
The Richland School District #400 (District) is accepting written food service proposals from qualified food service management companies (FSMC) to provide food services with the Richland School District. Detailed specifications may be obtained from, and proposals shall be filed with:
Free and Reduced-Price Meals
The 2022-23 application for free or reduced-price meals is now available online. To apply, go to mymealtime.com/apps. You will need your student's 8-digit ID number for the online application.
Last year's applications have not expired yet. If your student received free or reduced-price meals last year, they will still be free through October 12, or until you submit a new application.
Community Eligibility Program (CEP)
CEP is a federal program in which all enrolled students at the listed schools below receive breakfast and lunch at no cost. This is not the same as being qualified for free meals; rather the student is not charged for their meals. Under CEP meals are free to enrolled students, but a la cart items remain full price. This includes milk for students who bring lunch from home - milk will still be $0.50.
For the 2022-23 school year these RSD schools will participate in CEP:
|Elementary & Pre-K||Secondary & Choice|
Early Learning Center
Carmichael Middle School
Per federal regulation we cannot process free/reduced applications for CEP schools. The exception is if you also have RSD students who attend a non-CEP school.
If your family receives SNAP, TANF or Medicaid there is a chance your student automatically qualifies for free or reduced meals via Direct Certification. Notification letters were sent out via email when Direct Certification began on August 3. Families who are directly certified do not need to submit applications.
Additional Nutrition Information
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