MSAD#59 School Nutrition Program

Charging Policy


  1. Meals must always be provided to grades K-4. Meals must also be provided to any students with disabilities who may be unable to take full responsibility for debts they have incurred.

  2. The charging policy for  5-12:

    • Grade 5 – 8 after 3 occurrences of charging within the school year a student may be given an alternate meal.

    • Grade 9 -12 no charging

    • Adults no  charging

    • A-la-carte no charging

  3. If a check is returned for insufficient funds, then the district will accept only cash for the rest of the school year.

  4. No student will go hungry an alternate meal consisting of sandwich, milk and fruit or vegetable will be provided for all students.