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Lincoln Public Schools

General Lunch Information

General Information for All Schools
School lunch

Children may  purchase lunch for $3.00. Reduced lunch price is $.40.

Offer vs. Serve Policy

  • Requires the lunch staff to prepare complete menus offering all five-(5) meal components. Students are encouraged to take the complete meal for optimal nutritional value, but may decline one-(1) or two-(2) components if they choose. A minimum of three-(3) meal components must be served in order to qualify as a school lunch. Dessert does not qualify as a component.

Both hot lunches and "Grab & Go" lunches are served. Hot lunch options change daily. A menu is published monthly.
Smith cafe
Grab & Go lunch options:

All Grab & Go options include fruit, veggie sticks, and Goldfish pretzel snacks. Students may take their choice of 10 oz milk. Breads and grains offered are whole wheat or multi-grain where possible.

  • Whole Grain Bagel and Yogurt Lunch (Smith and Hanscom)

  • Sunbutter & Jelly Sandwich on Whole Wheat Bread (Smith)

  • Cheese Sandwich on Whole Wheat bread

  • Peanutbutter & Jelly Sandwich Uncrustable  on Whole Wheat Bread (Brooks and Hanscom)

The price of lunch includes a choice of milk or juice. Milk or juice may be purchased separately for $.50.
Beverage options:
  • Milk, 8  ounce: 1%, Skim, Chocolate Skim
    • Chocolate milk is sweetened with natural cane sugar, not high fructose corn syrup.
  • Juice: 100% Orange, 100% Apple, 100% Fruit Juice, 100% Assorted Juices

Free and reduced price lunches are available for children of families that qualify. Forms are sent to all families in the district e-mail sent before the start of school. Additional forms are available through the school office and on the Forms Central: Families page.

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.  (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)  To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (202)-720-5964 (voice & TDD).  USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. 


Last Modified on August 23, 2016
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