Food Services

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Welcome Back to School Year 2023-2024


The new school year, effective July 1, 2023 food service operations will remain under The National School Lunch Program

All students will be eligible for full price (Paid status) for the new school year unless they apply for meal benefits by completing a new meal application online on or after the date of July 1, 2023 or if they qualify for government assistance* through Direct Certification.

Lunch Meal Costs For SY 2023-2024:

Secondary Lunch (Grades 6-12)  - $4.00

Elementary Lunch (Grades K-5) - $3.30

Reduced Price - No Charge To Students Eligible*

*Governor Josh Shapiro included the No Charge to Students Eligible for Reduced-Price Meals Initiative

in the state budget for SY 2023-2024

Free Breakfast for SY 2023-2024

Breakfast is free to all students enrolled in the district**

**Governor Josh Shapiro included the Free Breakfast Initiative in the state budget for SY 2023-2024

 

Families are responsible for the cost of full price meals served to their child, (Children).  Skyward will automatically send notices of negative balances if payment was not made before the meal was purchased.  Skylert system will send out notices to families until the balances are paid.  Letters from the district will be mailed out to families via email and or U.S. Mail for unpaid balances. 

Reminder that BWSD is a cashless operation. All payments must be made through the third-party company contracted with the district, e-Funds.  Payments can be made to e-funds by check or credit card.  Click on this website 'Payment' tab to learn more about making payments online. Schools sites cannot accept cash, checks or credit card payments.  All payments must be made through e-Funds. 


Questions about e-Funds? 

Any questions regarding e-Funds should be communicated directly to e-Funds.  Select "contact technical support" and fill out the form.  E-Funds support team will contact you to resolve the issue with their software.  If your child is not "matched" as a student within the e-Fund software, contact the food service secretary at 412.884.63300 x 7443.


Parent Responsibilities For Lunch Debt:

Board Policy 808.1 Lunch Accounts informs parents of the details of what will occur if their child's account becomes delinquent.

*Government Assistance:

If the family household receives government assistance and or is eligible for direct certification by the government, then the family does not need to complete a meal application for the current school year. 

Families that are eligible for direct certification will receive a letter from BWSD in August confirming that their child is eligible for free meals in the 2023-2024 school year.  The letter will state that they do not need to apply for meal benefits.  

BWSD: All students not on government assistance will be FULL PRICE meal status UNLESS families apply for benefits. If you feel you may qualify for meal benefits, please go to http://schoolcafe.com & complete a meal application online.

Families must apply for benefits On or After July 1, 2023 to be eligible for benefits in the new school year, 2023-2024 if they would like to receive benefits for Free or Reduced Price meals. 

Click here for Household Letter

Click here for Nepali Translated Household Letter

Click here for Nepali Translated Welcome Back Food Service Letter

Apply For Free & Reduced Price Meal Benefits

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P-EBT Summer 2023

The school district cannot answer any questions on this matter.  Everything is handled through the PA Department of Human Services.  Read the Family Guide for contact information via phone, email or website portal for the PA Department of Human Services.

Baldwin-Whitehall School District will be accepting Meal Applications for the 2023-2024 school year. 

All students will resume paid lunch status for the new school year unless the family applies for meal benefits to receive free or reduced price meals and or the household is eligible for direct certification* by the government. 

Families must apply for meal benefits if they want the free or reduced price meal benefits this school year.

Meal applications must be completed online on or after July 1, 2023 to be eligible for benefits for the new school year.   All applications must have a date of July 1, 2023 or after that date to be valid for the 2023-2024 SY.

How to apply for Free or Reduced Price Benefits:

If you feel you may qualify for meal benefits, please go to http://schoolcafe.com & complete a meal application online. 

OR

Click here to apply for meal benefits online:  Meal Application for 2023-2024 SY

Click here for Letter sent to households in August:  Household Letter

Click here for Nepali Translated Household Letter

*Government Assistance:

If the family household receives government assistance and is eligible for direct certification by the government, then the family does not need to complete a meal application for the current school year. 

Families that are eligible for direct certification will receive a letter from BWSD in August confirming that their child is eligible for free meals in the 2023-2024 school year.  The letter will state that they do not need to apply for meal benefits.  

BWSD: The National School Lunch Program remains for SY 2023-2024. All students not on government assistance will be FULL PRICE meal status UNLESS families apply for benefits. If you feel you may qualify for meal benefits, please go to http://schoolcafe.com & complete a meal application online.

Parent Responsibilities For Lunch Debt:

Board Policy 808.1 Lunch Accounts informs parents of the details of what will occur if their child's account becomes delinquent.


Cafeteria Reminders:

Ala carte food and beverages (including milk) will be provided for purchase only on prepaid student accounts.  Parents can add money to their child's account by using the e-Funds website.  Find the link under the 'payment' tab or click here: e-Funds

Reminder: No cash or checks will be accepted at the school.  The district is now a 100% cashless operation.

Price List For SY 2023-2024

Elementary Cafeteria Price List

Harrison Cafeteria Price List

BHS/BMS Cafeteria Price List

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