Lunch Prices

Earlham Schools are committed to meeting our students’ nutritional needs. Healthy meals promote success in and outside of the classroom. We offer a variety of nutritious foods in an environment that respects student and staff needs.


PEANUT AWARE School For the safety of our students with severe allergies, peanuts, peanut butter and tree nuts are not allowed in our schools and concession stands. School breakfasts and lunches will not produce or sell any food that contains peanuts, peanut butter or tree nuts. Homemade treats will also not be allowed in classrooms for birthdays or holidays.


Meal Prices for 2019-20 School Year
Student Breakfast = $2.05
Adult Breakfast = $2.65
Students Grades K-3 Lunch = $2.80
Students Grades 4-12 Lunch = $2.95
Adult/Visitor Lunch = $3.90

NEW FOR 2019-20! Lunch balances and transactions can be monitored in PowerSchool

For any questions about your lunch account transactions please email 
Deb Walker at or call 515-758-2214 Ext. 101

View our 
 School Lunch Menu

Nutrition Standards:  Breakfast and lunch are available to every student in the district, and our meals meet or exceed the US Department of Agriculture nutrition standards, which require:

  • half of the tray should be fruits and vegetables (1/2 cup servings of each), age-appropriate calorie servings, a wide variety of vegetables, fat-free unflavored or flavored 1% milk, foods rich in whole grains, limited sodium, zero trans-fats

*Breakfast is served 7:30 a.m. to 8:05 a.m.

*All meals are served with milk
We encourage any parent or guardian to join us for a meal!

*The monthly and weekly prices are estimates.
You may deposit any amount in your lunch account.

Transactions can be viewed and payments can be made online through the PowerSchool Parent Portal

Please complete the Juice/ Water FORM granting permission to your elementary student to purchase juice or bottled water (.60 cost) 

 Extra Items (K-12) and A la Carte Prices (7-12)


Please read the District Meal Charge Policy



If your child has a disability or life-threatening food allergy and you would like a substituted menu, you will need to complete a  Diet Modification Form. You may call the School Nurse, Monica Tibben at 515-758-2214 ext. 126, or Kitchen Manager, Karen Hauschildt at 515-758-2214 ext. 136 with questions. These forms will need to be signed by a physician licensed by the State and returned to the nurse. Requests for special diets must be submitted annually and updated by a physician annually.

Click HERE for more information about Free or Reduced Meals


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