Child Nutrition Services
2023-2024 Meal Prices
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Free Meals for All Students
All students in the Christina School District will receive free breakfast and lunch each day of the 2023-2024 school year. Every student, regardless of family income level, in every district school building will receive a healthy breakfast and lunch at no charge each day.
Families do not need to submit the Meal Benefit Form for eligibility.
A la carte items, snacks, and second meals will still be available for purchase at the schools. Students must pay for these items with cash, check, or the pre-paid balance on their school meal accounts.
Christina Launches School Meals System
Christina School District’s Child Nutrition Services is pleased to announce LINQ Connect, our comprehensive, fully-integrated, 100% cloud-based school nutrition software solution with real-time information on demand. LINQ Connect allows parents and guardians the ability to better monitor student spending in school cafeterias and to manage multiple meal plans throughout our District. For more information about LINQ Connect, visit www.christinak12.org/schoolmeals
For students who have food allergies, it is extremely important that you notify your school nurse and provide necessary documentation before their return to school. If you have any questions about what you need to provide, please contact your school nurse as soon as possible.
Awards & Distinctions
2018 Silver Level Turnip the Beet Sponsor
Delaware School Breakfast Challenge May 2015
Alliance for a Healthier Generation 2013
HealthierUS School Challenge 2012
Alliance for a Healthier Generation 2011
About Child Nutrition ServicesChild Nutrition Services (CNS) of the Christina School District is committed to providing well-balanced meals that contribute to the health and well-being of our students. We believe nutrition influences a student's development, lifelong health status, and potential for learning. CNS provides breakfast and lunch in all K-12 buildings in the Christina School District.The program is managed in accordance with the National School Lunch Act, policies established by the Christina School District Board of Education, the Department of Health, and the Delaware Department of Education. Part of the program is the approval of meal benefit forms for free and reduced-price school meals.