Children need healthy meals to learn. Southfield Public Schools participates in the National School Breakfast and Lunch Programs and offers healthy meals every school day. Students may purchase lunch for $2.30 (elementary), $2.65 (middle school) and $2.75 (high school) and breakfast for $1.25.  Reduced price lunch is 40 cents, breakfast is 30 cents and milk and juice is 50 cents. Students may qualify for free meals or for reduced-price meals with an approved application. You may apply for free or reduced-price meals anytime during the school year. Please click on the links below for additional information and the application.

Free and Reduced Price Meal (Online Version)  Click on link to apply online.
2017-2018 Free Reduced Meal Application
View Lunch Menus
View Free & Reduced Price Meals Information

View Frequently Asked Questions
View How To Apply

How to View Your Child's Lunch Account
MISTAR Parent Connect- For access, please contact your child's school to sign up.  Access allows you to view your child's meal account, balances or negative balances and purchases.


Breakfast is served every day in all buildings beginning one half hour before the start of school.  The price of breakfast is $1.25 for all grade levels.  The price of breakfast is $.30 for students who qualify for reduced price meals and free for students who qualify for free meals.

Breakfast Grant Award News 5-22-18

Due to a grant award, all reduced price students who were charged .30 cents for breakfast, will now be free for the 2017-2018 school year.  Accounts have been credited.  If you have any questions regarding the breakfast credit, please contact our office at 248.746.8518.

View School Breakfast Flyer
View K-8 Weekly Breakfast Menu
View High School Weekly Breakfast Menu

Michigan Department of Education: Where Healthy Eating Becomes a Habit Info

*For students receiving free and reduced price meals, the grace period will end on Monday, October 10, 2017.   All students who have not reapplied will be charged full price for meals. Applications are available in all school offices or you may apply online on the district website. 

The Southfield Public Schools Food Service Department is operated by
Chartwells School Dining Services.


Chartwells School Dining Services

David Najor, Interim Manager
Phone: 248-746-8683
View the Chartwells Website

Southfield Public Schools Food Service

Martha Ritchie, RDN, Director
Phone: 248-746-8518


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