Nutrition Services

All Bethel schools have free breakfasts!

Free Meals for Kids All Summer Long
No meal service Monday, July 5th (District holiday for July 4th)

 🙂  Attending Summer School?

Free meals will be available to all summer school students at the school site where summer school is being held.  
Both breakfast and lunch will be provided.

😎  More Summer Meals!

June 28-Aug 20   Monday-Thursday 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM
Free meals for all kids are also available for curbside pick-up throughout the summer at:

  • Prairie Mountain and Willamette

 😀  Weekend Meal Bags are available for ALL children 18 and Younger at NO COST!

Fridays beginning July 2nd 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM:

  • Prairie Mountain and Willamette
  • Meal bag contains breakfast and lunch for each day of the weekend

Children are not required to be present for meal pick-up. Only one meal bag per child a day.  Weekend meal bags include a heat and serve breakfast and lunch for Friday and over the weekend. 3 days of meals in all! This means children have access to 14 meals for the week if picked up all five days Monday-Friday.

 🙂  And there’s more…
Free meals and summer activities for kids are also available 11:30-12:30 at the following Bethel parks through a partnership with Food for Lane County and Eugene Parks and Rec. 

  • Peterson Barn
  • Mangan City Park
  • State Street Park
  • Trainsong Park

For more locations and information, click here.

MealTime Apply Online is a secure and convenient way to apply for free and reduced meals benefits from the privacy of your home.

You’ll know your application was submitted completely and accurately, and your school will be able to make a determination of eligibility without delay.

Free and Reduced Paper Application Form: Click here

Solicitud de Papel Gratis y Reducida Desde: Haga clic aquí

Make school meal deposits, pay fees, manage cafeteria accounts.

Monthly Meal Costs: 
Elementary School: $2.45
Middle School: $2.60
High School: $2.70

student choosing from an assortment of food in a school cafeteriaAll enrolled students of Clear Lake Elementary, Danebo Elementary, Fairfield Elementary, Irving Elementary, Malabon Elementary, Meadow View K-8, Prairie Mountain K-8, Cascade Middle School, Shasta Middle School and Kalapuya High School are eligible to receive a healthy breakfast and lunch at school at no charge.

These schools are participating in a National School Lunch and School Breakfast program called the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP).

If you have any questions, please contact Nutrition Services: 541.461.6401 Ext. 4197


Bethel Nutrition Policies

  • The District’s goal is for all students to enter the classroom with the nutrition needed to maximize learning. No student will be denied meals based on their account payment status.
  • Payments are accepted online at There is no fee to use this service. At you can monitor accounts and set payment reminders. Checks and cash payments are also accepted at your child’s school.
  • Households are expected to prepay for meals and keep their accounts up to date on at least a weekly basis.
  • Efforts will be made to collect payments on overdue accounts and/or assess ability to pay. Assistance with lunch payments are available on a limited basis to families experiencing temporary hardship. Details can be found in the Nutrition Services Administrative Rule (PDF)
  • For information on accounts and payments, please call Alice Hull at 541.461.6401, Ext. 4197, or by email:

Federal Nutrition Policies

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, 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: How to File a Complaint, 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.


Please contact us!

Nutrition Services Director

Nutrition Services Assistant

Alice Hull
541.461.6401 Ext. 4197