General questions

Yes, CLICK HERE to see the menu. The lunch menu is read aloud during the morning announcements at each school. Each kitchen writes the lunch menu of the day on a marker board near the kitchen door.

Each Student Breakfast will include a choice of a main entree, 8oz milk, fruit and juice.

The  National School Lunch Program Guidelines require we offer each student 5 food components-- milk, fruits, vegetables, grains, meat/meat alternates. Students are allowed to decline 2 of the 5  food components, and students must select at least 1/2 cup of either a fruit or vegetable. CLICK HERE to see the menu.

CLICK HERE To see our meal prices.  The prices increase by grade because the KSDE guidelines require that we provide larger portions for older grades.


With a mySchoolBucks.com online account, money can be deposited online with a debit/credit card. There is a $1.95 convenience fee. Checks and cash can be sent to the school office with no fees. CLICK HERE to payonline.

Yes, with a mySchoolBucks.com account you can log on anytime to see what your student is choosing for meals.  If you do not have an online account, you can call the school secretary and she can email or mail a transaction list to you.

As fast as we can. If you paid with a debit/credit card through your mySchoolBucks.com online account before 9:30am, the payment will be posted to your students meal account before they go to lunch that same day.

If you sent a check or cash to the school office, the secretary will credit your student's meal account before they go to lunch that same day.

ANY payments made after 9:30am will show up on your student's meal account the next school day.

Call your student's school secretary and let them know. You may be able to make arrangements to allow your student to charge one student meal and then you can either pay online or send a check or cash to school the next day.

Yes, Nutrition Services sends out emails to every family notifying them when the student's account gets below $5.00

If you have a mySchoolBucks.com online account, you may set up additional low balance email alerts. You will get to choose the low balance amount.  These alerts are sent out by the mySchoolBucks computer program on the day your student's account goes below the specified amount.

It's possible your student may be purchasing ala carte items, in addition to the Student Meals. 
The elementary schools offer extra milks.
The Intermediate schools offer extra milks, extra main entrees, and ice cream treats.
The middle schools and high schools have snack bars and several ala carte items. CLICK HERE to see a list of ala carte items.

 Please call the district office at 794-4201 and speak with Christine. She can look up your payment to find out why it hasn't posted yet.

Yes, a block can be set up on your student's meal account. This will block the student from charging ala carte items.  The student will still be able to charge the Student Breakfast and Student Lunch.The student can still pay cash for ala carte items at the cash register. If at any time you'd still like your student to be able to purchase ala carte items, you can send cash with them.

Please contact your school secretary if you'd like to put a block on your student's account.

KSDE breakfast guidelines requires that each student chose at least 3 of the 4  breakfast items to qualify the meal as a Reimbursable Student Meal.  If your student chooses fewer items or items not on the menu, the student will be charged ala carte prices.

KSDE lunch guidelines requires that each student chose at least 3 components of the 5 components offered. AND one of these 3 components must be 1/2 cup of fruit or  vegetable to qualify the meal as a Reimbursable Student Meal.  If your student chooses fewer items or items not on the menu, the student will be charged ala carte prices.CLICK HERE to see a list of ala carte items and prices.

If you have any questions concerning the new KSDE Federal Guidelines, please call Nutrition Services at 794-4201

CLICK HERE to see Goddard USD 265 Board Policy- Meal Charge Policy

                        Our school kitchens are not required to give a meal to students who do not have money on their meal accounts.
In the event that your student goes through the serving line and does not have enough money on their account, they will not eat a School Meal.
If you have any questions regarding the Meal Charge Policy, please call your school secretary, principal or Nutrition Services 794-4201.

If you did not find the answer to your question here on our site, feel free to call or email your school secretary.

"The best meal of the day...
 is the meal that gives us energy to do our best."

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