In addition to the main lunch entree above, school lunches come with milk, fresh fruit and veggies. For middle and high schools, an assortment of entrée salads and pre-made subs and wraps are available Monday through Thursday (daily deli).
Breakfast daily options at middle and high schools: In addition to the main breakfast entree above, there is a variety of cold breakfast items offered each day as a second choice. At elementary schools, breakfast is served daily with 1 percent or non-fat milk and fruit.
*Breakfast in Classroom (BIC) is only offered at Alderwood, Birchwood, Carl Cozier, Cordata, Parkview, Roosevelt, Sunnyland elementary schools, Shuksan Middle School and Options High School.
If your child needs a special diet prescription for school meals because of a health condition requiring a special diet, complete the Diet Prescription Form.
Free and Reduced Meals Application
Review the income guidelines to confirm eligibility and then fill out the application and return it to Food Services.
Online Application for Free and Reduced Meals (please use Google Chrome web browser to access).
School Meal Prices:
Elementary School: Breakfast $1.50, Lunch $3.00
Middle/High School: Breakfast $1.75, Lunch $3.25
Free/Reduced Prices: Breakfast Free, Lunch Grades K-3 Free, Lunch Grades 4-12 $0.40
Adult Breakfast: $2.25
Adult Lunch: $4.25
Milk only: $0.50
Food Services Online Payment
Bellingham Public Schools provides an easy way to add money to a food account by making payments through the online system, MyPaymentsPlus. If a food account balance is low, it will only take a few minutes to add money using a credit/debit card or a checking account at any time of the day from anywhere. Payments will post within one-hour to the student’s food account. Families will be charged a small fee for making an online payment. Or, families can continue to pay for school meals with cash or check at their school.
For questions regarding meal payments, call (360) 676-6540 or email BPS.MealPayments@BellinghamSchools.org.
School Meals Donation Process
If you would like to make a donation to offset unpaid student meal debt across the district, Bellingham Public Schools recommends you do the following:
Tax deductible donations can be made to the Bellingham Public Schools Foundation (BPSF). They have established a fund to eliminate student meal debts, in accordance with Bellingham Public School’s Meal Charges procedure 6700.
How to Donate:
The easiest way to donate is online through BPSF’s website at bellinghamschoolsfoundation.org/eliminate-student-meal-debt. Select “make a gift.”
Gifts of cash or check are also welcome. Donations by check (made payable to the Bellingham Public Schools Foundation) can be accepted at your local school office, cafeteria or mailed to the address below. Cash donations should be made in person at the District Office:
Bellingham Public Schools Foundation
1306 Dupont St
Bellingham, WA 98225
For check donations, a tax-deductible receipt will be mailed to the address listed on the check. For cash donations please leave your name and address to receive a donation receipt.
Donations can be made to an individual student’s meal account when you supply the student’s name to your school Food Services cashier.