Food Service - Student Nutrition

Food Service - Student Nutrition

At the Oregon City School District we know that good nutrition and learning go hand in hand! Our Child Nutrition Services team is made up of dedicated and caring staff members who know that our student’s health, well-being and happiness is the most important ingredient to their ability to learn.  We provide access to a variety of affordable and appealing foods that meet the health and nutrition needs of our students. All meals meet patterns established by the U.S. Child Nutrition Department for school lunches and breakfasts. It is our number one priority to provide meals that are tasty, nutritious and appealing to our customers in a safe, sanitary and cost-effective manner.

2023-2024 Updates: All free and reduced applications will expire on Tuesday October 3, 2023. New applications have to be singed and dated after July 1, 2023 to be valid. New applications can be completed on-line by clicking the link below. A printable application is also available below. To request a paper application please call 419-720-3380.
Meal pricing for 2023-2024 will be: Breakfast $2.00 and Lunch 9-12 $3.50 or K-8 $3.00. Reduced pricing is Breakfast $.30 and Lunch $.40.

PaySchools Central Online Payment System

Please go to PaySchools Central to add money to student lunch accounts. Our free online payment processing system offers a convenient, user-friendly, secure and timely method where parents can make payments or add money 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  PaySchool Central processes both credit/debit cards and electronic checks.

Parents who do not have bank access or limited access may make check lunch account payments at the student’s school with the secretary.  No cash will be accepted.

Oregon City Schools Meal Charge Policy

Oregon City Schools participates in “The National School Lunch Program”, a USDA funded government program.  USDA policy requires all federal school meal programs to have a written and clearly communicated policy to address unpaid meal charges.

Free and Reduced Lunch Application

Oregon City Schools offers free and reduced lunches and breakfasts. Children from families whose income levels qualify may receive free lunches, reduced-priced lunches for $.40, and reduced breakfast for $.30. Children from families that receive food stamps or OWF qualify for free lunch and free breakfast. Qualifying families must complete an application and return it to school. Applications will be sent home with the child upon request, or families may pick up an application in the school office.


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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 online at:, 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:
     [email protected]
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
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