CHCS School Food Information
Find information on the cost of food, how to pay, free and reduced fee meals, as well as special food accommodations. During the school year, we do our best to keep weekly menus posted as well. Visit http://dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/Beyond+the+Classroom/Food+Services for additional information.
2012-13 Meal Prices
|Elementary (Pre-K-5th grade) Lunch||$2.00|
|Secondary (6-12th grade) Lunch||$2.50|
For free and reduced price meal benefits, you must complete the Free and Reduced Meal (FARM) Application (FARM Application and Instructions 2012-13>>) THE DEADLINE FOR THIS FORM IS OCT. 1st, 2012.
Students with special dietary needs for religious or philosophical reasons, or for health reasons including food intolerance and allergies should submit Students with Special Dietary Needs Form>> (be sure to complete the correct form) to their school’s nurse. The Dietary Needs Form must be signed by a licensed medical provider, unless the student is requesting an accommodation for lactose intolerance, in which case the signature of a parent or guardian is sufficient. The Philosophical or Religious Dietary needs formdoes not require a medical signatory, just the signature of a parent or guardian
All lunch meals must be paid for in advance of service. Students and school staff can prepay for meals three ways:
- By bringing cash or check made payable to the D.C. Treasurer to the cafeteria staff before, in between, or after meal periods.*
- By inserting cash into a MyPAL Kiosk, located in our just outside of the school cafeteria (if applicable).
- By paying with a credit or debit card at mylunchmoney.com**, an online prepayment service.
*As of August 22, 2011 DCPS will no longer be taking cash during meal service
**Parents or guardians will be charged a $1.95 fee per transaction.
School Menus From DCPS
Watkins Salad Bar Menu (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays — all grades)