Children need healthy meals to learn. Kent County Public Schools offers healthy meals every day. Breakfast costs $1.45 for all students except for students at Rock Hall Elementary, Worton Elementary, Millington Elementary and Kent County Middle School. Lunch costs $2.40 for elementary students and @2.65 for secondary students. Your children may qualify for free meals or for reduced-priced meals. Reduced price is $.30 for breakfast and $.40 for lunch.
If you wish to apply for free/reduced meals for your child, please contact the school or the Food Service Dept. at the Central Office for an original application.
Printed or photocopied applications can not be accepted by the state.
Wellness Is A Way Of Life
Wellness Through Healthy School Environments
The Board of Education is committed to providing a safe and healthy learning environment for all students in Kent County Public Schools. The Board of Education recognizes that good health fosters student attendance, education and achievement, and lifelong healthy habits. The Board of Education recognizes that students need nourishing foods and physical activity in order to grow, learn, and thrive. The Board acknowledges the necessity for the school system to ensure that the school environment promotes and protects students’ health and ability to learn by providing nutrition education, health education, physical education, physical activity, nutrition standards and school-based activities. The Board believes schools have a responsibility to help students develop the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to adopt and maintain a healthy lifestyle.