• Food and Nutrition Services

    Prince George's County Public Schools Food and Nutrition Services is leading the country in the nutritional quality, content, and integrity of school meals. Nutritious breakfast and lunch are offered in all schools. You can rest assured a healthy school meal is available for your child.
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  • Meal Prices

    Elementary (Pre K through Grade 5)

      Daily Weekly Monthly
    Reduced Price Breakfast $0.30 $1.50      $6.00
    Full Price Breakfast $1.60 $8.00 $32.00
    Reduced Price Lunch $0.40 $2.00 $8.00
    Full Price Lunch $2.75 $13.75 $55.00

    Middle and High  (Grades 6 through 12)

      Daily Weekly Monthly
    Reduced Price Breakfast $0.30 $1.50      $6.00
    Full Price Breakfast $1.60 $8.00 $32.00
    Reduced Price Lunch $0.40 $2.00 $8.00
    Full Price Lunch $3.00 $15.00 $60.00


    Meals are planned according to federal and state nutrition standards, to include the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and ChooseMyPlate.gov.

    • Elementary Lunch includes choice of entrée (meat/grain combination), up to two (2) vegetables, choice of one (1) fruit, and a choice of milk.  
    • Middle and High School Lunch includes choice of entrée (meat/grain combination), up to two (2) vegetables, choice of two (2) fruits, and a choice of milk.  
    • For a reimbursable meal, a student must take a fruit or vegetable at lunch.
  • How to Pay

    Apply for free and reduced price meals 

    Online Payment

    MySchoolBucks, owned and operated by Heartland Payment Systems, is an online payment service that provides parents the ability to securely pay for meals, monitor student cafeteria purchases, make tuition payments for Before and After School Extended Learning programs, and receive email notifications for low account balances. With MySchoolBucks, payments can be made 24/7 using a Visa, MasterCard, Discover, credit or debit card, and mobile app. 

    By cash, cashier's check or money order

    Send payment to your school's cafeteria so your child's account may be updated

  • Refunds, Transfers and Donations

    Please complete FNS Cafeteria Refund Request Form for:

    • Refunds of $10.00 or less; 
    • Disbursed at school's cafeteria between September 1st - May 31st

    Please complete Food Nutrition Services Mailed Refund Transfer Request Form for:

    • Refunds of $10.01 or more; 
    • Request of refunds by mail of any amount; 
    • Refunds of any amount between June 1st - August 31st;  
    • Balance Transfers from one student's account to another; 
    • Donations to Principal's Lunch Loan Account. 

    Completed FNS Mailed Refund Transfer Donation Request Form may be returned via:

    • Fax: (301.637.4512) 
    • Scan and Email: FNS.Refunds@pgcps.org (.jpg not accepted)
    • Mail:

      Food & Nutrition Services Accounting Office - Refunds
      13300 Old Marlboro Pike T-1
      Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
  • Contact Information

    General

    Main Office: (301) 952 - 6580
    Application Center: (301) 952 - 6517
    Accounting Center: (301) 780 - 5836
    Fax: (301) 952 - 6714 

    13300 Old Marlboro Pike, Room 8
    Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

    Staff

    Joan Shorter, Director
    Christell Ross, Supervisor of Operations
    Evelyn Thomas, Secretary
    Rochelle Lightner, RD, Food and Nutrition Specialist
    Pia Puertollano, RD, Food and Nutrition Specialist
    Celeste Washington, Area 1 Supervisor
    Karen Lide, Area 2 Supervisor
    Dee-on Jones, Area 3 Supervisor
    Janice Beckles-Morgan, Area 4 Supervisor
    Patricia Freeman, CACFP Supervisor