Dine With Us!
Here at Quincy Public Schools Nutrition Department we strive to create healthy meal selections that is convenient for busy family and affordable. Our staff is committed to providing wholesome, nutritious high quality menus, prepared daily from locally sourced ingredients whenever available and in season. We offer a variety of meal choices that meet NSLP (National School Lunch Program), HHFKA (Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act) and state nutrition guidelines. All our menu items are approved by the School Nutrition Director and Registered Dietitian.
We also collaborate with school nurses, students, and parents to accommodate the the nutritional needs of students with food allergies and other special dietary requirements. We are here to help improve the dining experience of all student so please feel free to reach out to us at any time. We are here to help!
School Breakfast is available at all schools fifteen minutes before the start of the school day.
School Lunch is served at all schools each day (exception: no lunch is served at Elementary Schools on early release Tuesday and at all schools the Wednesday before Thanksgiving).
After School Snacks are served at no charge throughout the year at after school enrichment programs conducted by the Quincy Public Schools at “at risk” qualified schools.
Summer Food Service Program for Children: Good nutrition doesn’t end when the school year is over! The Quincy Public Schools, Food Service Department provides delicious, balanced meals to Quincy Public School children during the summer months. Free lunches are available to all kids (age 18 or younger) Monday through Friday, from 11:00 to 1:00 during July and August (closed July 4) at sites throughout the city.
School Meal Prices are set each year according to federal rules and are subject to School Committee approval. Students who are unable to pay the cost of school meals are encouraged to complete and submit a Free and Reduced Price School Meal Application. Current meal prices are listed on the Free/Reduced Meal Application and on each month’s menu. Students from households currently receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Transitional Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) may be certified directly by the Department of Transitional Assistance and will receive a notification letter from QPS indicating that they do not need to file and application.