Welcome to Food & Nutrition

As our Mission Statement states, the Food & Nutrition Department is dedicated to supporting the educational process by providing nutritious, affordable meals to students. We strive to  provide students with access to a wide assortment of foods that are both appealing and nutritious. Meals, foods and beverages sold or served at our schools are based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

Free Summer Meals

Summer Meals LogoThe school year is almost over and summer fun is about to begin! Mesa Public Schools is offering the USDA Summer Food Service Program. This program provides FREE breakfast and lunch for children 18 years of age and younger at participating sites. Free meals are available to the public in the cafeteria during meal service times.  Adults can eat breakfast for $2.75 and lunch for $4.75. For a list of participating schools and times, please click here.

2022-2023 School Year Meal Pricing Update

The current USDA waivers that allow school meals offered at no cost to students will expire June 30th, 2022. Meal pricing will be in effect for the 2022-2023 school year. 

Elementary Breakfast: $1.50

Elementary Lunch: $2.25

 

Reduced Lunch (all sites): $0.40

 

Junior High Breakfast: $1.75

Junior High Lunch: $3.00

 

High School Breakfast: $1.75

High School Lunch: $3.50

 

We understand there are still economic hardships, so please be aware that meal applications for the free and reduced meal program will be available in July for the upcoming school year. A new meal application is required each school year.

We're Hiring | Child Nutrition Assistant - Food Services/Cafeteria

Join Our Team LogoWe are looking for energetic, caring individuals to join our team of school food service professionals! Starting pay is $13.36 per hour.

Job Perks:

  • Part-time positions available throughout the District
  • Work Monday-Friday with time off when school is not in session
  • Guaranteed hours, with no nights or weekends
  • Complimentary meal every day you work
  • Training provided in all areas of food production, customer service & cash handling

Required Qualifications:

  • Have the ability to perform vigorous physical work & pass an agility test

Apply online at: https://mpsaz.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=4257

Please call (480) 472-0900 if you have questions.

Mesa Public Schools is an equal opportunity provider.

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