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School Nutrition

MCPS strives to provide all students with nutritious and delicious meals while in school buildings during the school day.

The MCPS Wellness Policy governs the activities of our School Nutrition Program.

Michelle Knotts
Supervisor of School Nutrition
(540) 382-5109
Chuck Davis
TNG Regional Manager
(540) 382-5109


Community Eligibility Provision

The following schools will offer free breakfast and lunch for students during the 2023-2024 school year. 

Eastern Montgomery Elementary, Eastern Montgomery High, Falling Branch Elementary, Montgomery Central, Price's Fork Elementary, and Shawsville Middle. 

At CEP Schools, adult meals will be charged at a la carte prices. Meal prices for all other school locations can be found below. 

Lunch Meal Prices
Full Price Student - Elementary $3.00
Full Price Student - Secondary $3.10
Reduced Price $0.00*
Full Price Adult $4.25
Milk (1/2 pint) $0.75

* For school year 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 only, the State budget provided funding  to allow the cost of reduced-priced meals to be waived.

Breakfast Meal Prices
Full Price Students $1.75
Reduced Price Students $0.00*
Full Price Adult a la cart

* For school year 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 only, the State budget provided funding  to allow the cost of reduced-priced meals to be waived.

Free and Reduced Price Meal Applications

Complete a Free Reduced Meal Application online to see if you are eligible for reduced price of free meals. 

Meal Application

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Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at 202-720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained via online from any USDA office, by calling 866-632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


CACFP Media Release

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