COMMUNITY ELIGIBILITY PROVISION ANNOUNCEMENT

Beginning in the 2018-19 school year Adler, Kennedy Learning Center, Levey, Stevenson, Thompson, Southfield Regional Academic Campus, ASPIRE Academy and Vandenberg have been approved to  participate in the Community Eligibility Provision.   All students in these schools (even those who did not qualify in the past) will be eligible for free breakfast and lunch without submitting a free and reduced lunch application. Families at these buildings will be asked to complete a Title I Household Information Survey.

 

Students attending Birney K-8, McIntyre, MacArthur,  Southfield High School for the Arts & Technology , University High School Academy and University Middle School Academy  are not CEP schools, however students may qualify for free or reduced price meals with the approval of a free and reduced lunch application or a direct certification letter.

 

For questions and information contact Martha Ritchie 248-746-8519

 

Southfield Public Schools: Community Eligibility Provision Questions  & Answers

 

NEW THIS YEAR ~ ON LINE PAYMENT OPTION

Student Meal Account On Line Payment Information

Parents and Guardians may pay for student meals, view meal account balances and activity through MIStar Parent connect.

Your MiStar login and password may be obtained from the secretary at your child’s school.  To add money to your child’s meal account. Click on “cafeteria”, “pay for cafeteria meals”

You may pay by debit or credit card or by Paypal.  Please contact the food service office at 248-746-8519 if you need assistance.  

FREE AND REDUCED MEAL INFORMATION

Dear Parents and Guardian, 

Children need healthy meals to learn. Southfield Public Schools participates in the National School Breakfast and Lunch Programs and offers healthy meals every school day. Students may purchase lunch for $2.30 (elementary), $2.65 (middle school) and $2.75 (high school) and breakfast for $1.25.  Reduced price lunch is 40 cents, breakfast is 30 cents, and milk and juice is 50 cents. Students may qualify for free meals or for reduced-price meals with an approved application. You may apply for free or reduced-price meals anytime during the school year. Please click on the links below for additional information and the application.

For students receiving free and reduced price meals, the grace period will end on Monday, October 9, 2018.   All students who have not reapplied will be charged full price for meals. Applications are available in all school offices or you may apply online on the district website. 

Free and Reduced Price Meal (Online Version)  Click on link to apply online. - Currently Not Available
2018-2019 Free Reduced Meal Application

View Frequently Asked Questions
View How To Apply

How to View Your Child's Lunch Account
MISTAR Parent Connect- For access, please contact your child's school to sign up.  Access allows you to view your child's meal account, balances or negative balances and purchases.

 

SCHOOL BREAKFAST

breakfast

Breakfast is served every day in all buildings beginning one half hour before the start of school.  The price of breakfast is $1.25 for all grade levels at NON CEP Schools.  The price of breakfast is $.30 for students who qualify for reduced price meals and free for students who qualify for free meals.

 

The Southfield Public Schools Food Service Department is operated by Aramark.

 

Southfield Public Schools Food Service

Martha Ritchie, RDN, Director
Phone: 248-746-8518

*REMINDER: THE GRACE PERIOD FOR RETURNING STUDENTS IS OCTOBER 9, 2018. PLEASE REMEMBER TO SUBMIT A NEW APPLICATION EACH SCHOOL YEAR. 

Non-Discrimination Statement

The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at  The link to the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, Administrative Policy No. 7,  http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.