• School Lunch Information

    Meals, foods, and beverages sold or served at schools meet state and federal requirements, which are based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines. Student have access to a variety of affordable and appealing foods that meet the health and nutrition needs of students.


    Prepayment Options

    Students and families are encouraged to prepay for lunches and/or other a la carte items available in the school cafeteria. Prepayment allows for the line to run smoother and faster allowing students more time to eat and socialize with their peers. Families can prepay with cash or check through the school cafeteria or establish an online account at https://www.k12paymentcenter.com/. When registering for an online account, parents will need their child's student ID number, which is conveniently located at the top of their schedule.


    Meal Benefit Applications for Free or Reduced Lunch

    Families who feel they may qualify are encouraged to fill out and submit meal benefit applications. A new application is required EACH school year beginning July 1 and are available throughout the school year.

    One application per family needs to be completed. The information provided will be used to determine eligibility for free or reduced-priced meals. This information may also be used for other state or federally funded school benefits.

    If your family chooses to apply, please complete a "Free and Reduced Meal Price Application Form." Applications can be completed online at www.lunchapplication.com as the preferred method. Paper copies will also be sent home with students.


    Please visit the Onslow County Schools Child Nutrition Website for additional information.