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Breakfast/ Lunch Meal Programs

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Moffat County Food Service Department Overview

The Food Service Department supports learning by promoting healthy habits for lifelong nutrition and fitness practices. We're available for visits from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Help with processing a free and reduced application is available from 8 a.m. to 2:00 by calling 970-826-6615 or our office is located at Moffat County High School.

The Food Service Department looks forward to providing our students with the nutritious and tasty meals which are essential to promoting their growth and development both inside and outside of the classroom!

Meals, foods, and beverages sold or served at schools meet state and federal requirements which are based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines. We provide students with access to a variety of affordable and appealing foods that meet the health and nutrition needs of students. 2018-2019 School Meal Prices: (Moffat County BOE approved, June 28, 2018)

MCSD serves breakfast and lunch each school day.  Eligible children may receive both breakfast and lunch free or at a reduced price. 


Meal substitutions or alterations are available for students with medical conditions.  No substitution or alteration will be made until a current year medical doctors request has been submitted to the Food Service Department. Special Dietary Needs Form  Any additional meals will be at full price and may not be charged. Parents and guardians, please keep your student’s accounts current. Charges will remain on student accounts until they have been paid.  Moffat County Food Service charge policy can be found here

Breakfast and lunch meals are offered daily at full price, reduced price, and free per students meal status. Any additional meals will be at full price and may not be charged. Parents and guardians, please keep your student’s accounts current. Charges will remain on student accounts until they have been paid.  Moffat County Food Service charge policy can be found in the resource box.

Please contact Laura Mouriquand Food Service Director or Jessica Witherell Food Service Secretary if you have any questions or need help in completing a meal application formMeal Applications resources.



Meal Applications 18-19

about 1 month ago

2018-19 Meal Applications 

Will be available starting July 12th

Families who were approved for meal benefits in the 2017-2018 school year in Moffat County School District have a 30 school day grace period to apply for the 2018-2019 school year.  Every family must reapply annually.

Paper applications will be available at all District locations and can be turned in at all District locations when completed.  You will be notified by mail of your child's status once the paper application has been received and processed at the Food Service office located at Moffat County High School. The Food Service Department has 10 business days from date the application is received at the Food Service office to process it.  Until notification you must provide your child with a lunch or lunch money. 

Only complete one application per family.  The information you give will be used to determine or prove your child's eligibility for free or reduced-priced meals.  This information may also be used for other state or federally funded school benefits.

Factors considered in the application process are household size and total household income.  Household size is considered all persons, related or unrelated: including parents, children, grandparents who live in your home and share living expenses.  The total household income is the income each household member received last month before taxes- this includes wages, social security, pension, unemployment, welfare, child support, alimony and any other cash income.

Foster children are categorically eligible for free meal benefits.  An application is not required yet there does need to be documentation of status by a state or local entity familiar with the child's status (court papers).  Foster children may be included in the household application as part of the household size.



*Please note that if your family is approved for free or reduced meals they are entitled to one breakfast and one lunch per school day at their approved level.  Any other food purchases will be charged at the Ala Carte rates. 

Free and Reduced Meal Application FAQs

Contact us:
Director: Laura Mouriquand
Phone: (970) 826-6616

Secretary: Roxanne Nelson
Phone: (970) 826-6615
Special Dietary Needs


about 1 month ago

Pre-Payment Options

Please take advantage of the options to prepay your student’s meal accounts. Prepaid meal accounts help the lunch lines go faster and gives more time to eat, relax, and play. It also gives you the peace of mind of not having to worry about looking for lunch money every day or worry that it might get lost, stolen or used for other things than lunch.

Send Check or Cash

You can always bring money personally or send it with your student. Please place it in an envelope marked clearly with your student's name, their ID #, their teacher's name, the $ amount and the check #. Turn in prepaid deposits to the cafeteria cashier(s) or school office.

Download and Print Out a pre-formatted #10 Envelope for making Deposits

Click here to view the 2018-19 Meal Prices



about 1 month ago

By Laura Mouriquand

Start Your Day with a Good Breakfast!

Breakfast Provides Benefits... Make it a Priority!

Higher Test Scores. Research has proven that children who eat breakfast have higher math and reading scores.

Improved Attendance. Studies show that students who eat breakfast are absent and tardy less often.

Fewer Trips to the School Nurse. When students eat breakfast, nurses report fewer hunger-related office visits.

Improved Classroom Behavior. Students are better able to pay attention in class when they have eaten. Principals confirm that they see fewer discipline problems when students have eaten breakfast.

Better Learning. Students learn best when they have eaten a good breakfast.

More Time on Learning. When students have eaten, they are better able to concentrate and behave in the classroom. This allows teachers to spend more time on teaching and less time on discipline.


Breakfast programs are offered at:


Sunset Elementary 7:40-8:00

Sandrock Elementary 7:30-8:00

Ridgeview Elementary 7:30-8:00

Early Childhood Center 7:30-8:00

CMS 7:45-8:00

Moffat County High School 7:30-8:00





about 1 month ago

By Laura Mouriquand

Food Resources

Summer Meal Site Finder 

School Food Service Program (SFSP) Summer meal sites near you. The SFSP was established to ensure that low-income children 18 and under continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. You can use this link to find summer meal sites near you or to help someone find a summer meal site near them. To get started, click this link, and the tool will display the summer meal sites nearby. Or, text "food" to 877-877 to find a site near you.






about 1 month ago

By Laura Mouriquand

Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the

USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from

discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any

program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print,

audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals

who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-

8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online

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the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your

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