Nutrition Services / Lunch Program

Breakfast and hot lunch are served at all South Sioux City Community School locations.  Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lower-fat entrées and milk are key components to a rounded school meal.  The District continues to contract with Lunchtime Solutions, Inc. to provide balanced, healthy meals to our students.    

2022-2023 MEAL PRICES                                                 Click here to pay online

Student meals will return to regular pricing (free, reduced and paid). Families of students who may be eligible for free or reduced price meal benefits must submit a new application each new school year (July 5th or after) to determine eligibility. It is important to submit a complete School Year 2022-23 meal application as soon as possible. Only one meal application is needed for each household.

From the cafeteria to the classroom, pay anytime, anywhere from your mobile phone or computer.  Click here to go to

All families are encouraged to complete the Free and Reduced-Price School Meal Application.  Some parents may qualify to receive free or reduced-price meals for their children.  The online application is quick and simple, or this form can be printed and returned to any district building or mailed to South Sioux City Community Schools, Attn: Nutrition Services, PO Box 158, South Sioux City, NE 68776. 

Online (Electronic) Free/Reduced Lunch Application (English) [Español]

The online application is quick and simple. If you prefer a paper application, you can print/complete/return this Free/Reduced Lunch Application (English & Spanish combined with directions in PDF), or stop by the District Office to pick one up.  [Free/Reduced Lunch Application in PDF]

MENUS:  Please click here for Menu information


If you have any questions or comments about the school food service program, please feel free to contact Mike Penne, Lunchtime Solutions, Inc. Food Service Director at 402-375-8717 or

Questions regarding the Free and Reduced-Price Meal Application, Family Meal Accounts or meal charges can be directed to Renee Wenger:

  • Email:
  • Phone: 402-494-2425 x 855

Refunds may be requested for families leaving the District or for families with students graduating.  To request a refund, parents should email  The email should include Student’s First and Last Name, Student’s Building and Grade, Student ID number (if known), Reason For the Refund, Parent’s Mailing Address and Parent’s Phone Number.  Refunds generally take two to four weeks for processing. 


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 (including gender identity and sexual orientation), 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 at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form.  To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.

Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) Email:
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) - Did You Know [PDF]?