School Breakfast and Lunch Frequently Asked Questions
Is there a website for the Food Service Department?
Yes. You are here! You can visit MidwayISD.org., click on Departments and then Child Nutrition to find menus, meal prices, wellness program information, nutritional facts, and more.
My family qualified for free/reduced-priced meals last year. Do I need to do anything for this school year?
Yes, every year a new application needs to be completed. Students are grandfathered in from last year for the first 30 calendar days of the school year, October 2, 2017. To avoid disruption in your child’s status, a new application should be received in the child nutrition office prior to October 1, 2017.
You can visit www.midway.schoollunchapp.com to fill out an application for the 2017 - 2018 school year.
What does a full meal include?
Students must take at least 1/2 cup of fruit OR vegetable and a minimum of 2 other foods for a reimbursable meal at breakfast or lunch.
Paid lunch prices for the 2017 - 2018 school year are:
Elementary (grades K–4) = $2.30
Intermediate/Middle school (grades 5–8) = $2.40
High school (grades 9–12) = $2.85
Paid breakfast is $1.00 for all grade levels. Free and reduced benefits also include breakfast meals.
Can I pay for my child’s lunch online?
Money can be added to your child’s account at any time by sending in an envelope with cash or check made out to: “Midway Child Nutrition”. Your child should give this envelope to the child nutrition department before school. If the payment is for more than one student, indicate how the money should be split (for example, Johnny = $10.00 and Sally=$15.00). Payment can be made in any amount to best suit a family’s budget.
Payment can also be made online at MidwayISD.org, click Departments, Child Nutrition, then scroll down to click the green graphic that says MySchoolBucks. Your child can also pay on a daily basis.
How can I find out what my balance is in my child’s account and his or her purchase history?
The easiest way is to create an account by going to MidwayISD.org, click on Departments, click Child Nutrition and then MySchoolBucks. Your child’s purchase history is available one day after the account has been created This site will even enable you set “low balance reminders” that will generate an email to you when your child’s account falls below your preset amount.
What happens if my child forgets his or her lunch?
If your son or daughter happens to forget their lunch from home, they may choose from the meal plan and you will subsequently be charged. Students may charge a limited number of times based on their grade level. For more information, visit our website.
Who can I contact for questions about the Food Service Program or to request a tour of my district’s food service operation?Please contact Child Nutrition Secretary Janet Gourley at 254-761-5760, ext. 4276.