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Meal Prices and Payments

CPS provides all students with breakfast and lunch free of charge each day.

Students can purchase milk or additional meals. Adults will be charged for their own meals.

School Year 2021 Prices:

  • Milk: $0.50
  • Student breakfast: Free
  • Student second breakfast: $3.00
  • Student lunch: Free
  • Student second lunch $5.00
  • Adult breakfast: $3.00
  • Adult lunch: $5.00

Cafeteria Accounts

Parents and guardians can set up a cafeteria account for each child at MySchoolBucks and add money to it using a credit/debit card.

The money they add to this online service will be made available at the cafeteria checkout register. Students may use funds to purchase extra milk, fruit, vegetables, and/or an entrée.

This service also allows parents to see their child’s school menus, including nutritional information.

Farm to School Website


Nutrition Support Services

42 W. Madison St.
Chicago, IL 60602