Child Nutrition Services / School Meals

Child Nutrition Services Department

2023-2024 Child Nutrition Services

ATTENTION!  School Meals for 2023-2024 School Year

School Lunches are NOT Free for All Students.  Please submit your application for eligibility for the 2023-2024 School Year!

  • All previous Federal Waivers providing FREE meals for all students have expired.

  • Parents must complete an application for students to be eligible for Free or Reduced-Price meals.

  • The online free and reduced application OPENS August 4, 2023!

2023-2024 Regular Child Nutrition Services Information

**Breakfast and Dinner are offered FREE to ALL students at ALL campuses.​

Free or Reduced-Pricing Information for Lunch

Lunch is available for free or at a reduced price for students who qualify.  Eligibility Applications must be submitted each school year for consideration regardless of qualification in prior years.  The eligibility status for last school year will expire on September 27, 2023, so please turn in the new application for the new 2023-2024 school year to the Child Nutrition Services Department as soon as possible. 

We ask that you please use the electronic application process using the ONLINE FORM (link below) to help speed up the process. 

The ONLINE APPLICATION FORM OPENED August 4, 2023 (see section below)

Paper application forms can also be turned in to the campus or the Child Nutrition Services Department.  See links below to download and complete paper application forms.

Effective Meal Pricing

Huntsville ISD Child Nutrition Effective Meal Pricing for the 2023-2024 School Year will be as follows:

Breakfast & Dinner for All:  FREE

Reduced-Price Lunch: $0.40;

Paid Lunch Price: $2.40 --- Pre-K (Gibbs); K-4 Elementary (Huntsville, Samuel W. Houston, Scott Johnson, Estella Stewart); and

Paid Lunch Price: $2.80 --- Secondary (Huntsville High, Mance Park, Huntsville Intermediate)

Contact Us

Henry Tapia
General Manager for Sodexo

Rita Roberts
Administrative Assistant

Traci Taylor
CNS Clerk 1

Summer 2023 - Seamless Summer Feeding Program

For all the details and schedules for Huntsville ISD's Summer Feeding Program offering FREE meals to all Huntsville area children ages 0-18 this summer, visit the Summer Meal page.

Online Application for Free or Reduced-Price School Meals

Paper Application Forms & Instructions

The paper application form with instructions can be found in the links below (English & Spanish).

Media Release: Application Free and Reduced-Price School Meals