Menus & Nutrition


School Lunch Meal Prices did not increase for the 2016-17 school year.  A Full Price Lunch for Elementary and Middle School Students are $2.10 and High School Students are $2.25. Reduce Lunch will stay at $.40.   Breakfast price for the Full Price Student has changed.   $1.25 per Full Price Breakfast and Reduce Breakfast will remain Free until qualified students are notified otherwise.  We appreciate your participation in the School Nutrition Program for your students Nutritional Needs.

School Nutrition Forms and Information

Free and reduced meal pricing is available at all schools. Applications must be renewed each school year. If a new application has not been completed by October 10th, the student will automatically revert to “paid” status.  All students who qualify for free and reduced pricing are covered through October 10th of the prior school year, unless a new application has been completed. Students who qualify for free and reduced meals are encouraged to eat breakfast daily, as well as order bag lunches for field trips or other school outings. Free and Reduced pricing can also be applied to a student at any time during the year in cases such as short-term family hardship.


Parents: please note that the information below must be printed, completed and returned to the School Nutrition Office or to the Board of Education.


Meal Prices 2016-2017


Craven County School Nutrition NOW offers a new, free and EASY way to view

your child’s school menus.  

Click on the link below:


Please read these instructions below on how to use our new meal viewer application.



               June Menus for ALL schools: 

Download (PDF, 1.61MB)


(To print the menus, click on the  >> right hand corner  ~ select print)




Food Allergen List

Food Allergy Disclaimer:  The School Nutrition Department prepares food in commercial kitchens, where cross-contact with food allergens is possible and ingredient or recipe changes can be made . Also, manufacturers of commercial food products we purchase may change their product formulation or ingredient consistency at any time without notification.  Actual ingredients and nutritional content may vary and we are not able to guarantee that any food item will be completely free of food allergens.  If you have questions or any concerns regarding ingredients of a specific food or recipe, please contact the Craven County Schools School Nutrition Department at 252-514-6360. 

Craven County Schools Meal Plan Policy

Elementary school students (grades K-5) will be permitted to charge up to three (3) breakfasts and three (3) lunches.

Middle school students (grade 6-8) will be permitted to charge one (1) breakfast and one (1) lunch.

High school students will not be permitted to charge meals.

Adults (including visitors and staff members) will not be permitted to charge meals.  Individual food items such as ice cream, extra entrees, snack items, etc. cannot be charged at any time.  In addition, there will not be any meal charges allowed for any student during the last two (2) weeks of school.

Once a student has reached the charge limit ($10.05 for full pay elementary students.  $2.10 for reduced elementary students, $3.35 for full pay middle school students and $0.70 for reduced middle school students) and parent contact has been made, an alternative meal consisting of a fruit, roll and milk may be served to the student.

When appropriate, the meal originally selected by the student will be replaced with an alternative meal and staff members will be allowed to explain to the student the reason for the alternative meal.


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