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Food Service

USD 262 Food Service Department

Breakfast and lunch are served at all schools. A variety of foods are offered to entice students to eat well-balanced meals. The middle and high schools also have additional entree choices and a la carte options available.

FOOD SERVICE NOTICE: If you or someone you know has been impacted by the loss of employment, please know that Valley Center Schools, USD262, participates in the National School Lunch and Breakfast program.  Read the following for further information: Information Regarding Free/Reduced Meals

Establishing a Lunch Account:
To establish a lunch account for your child, send a check for any amount to your school's office made payable to USD 262 Food Service with your student's name in the memo section. If sending cash, please use an envelope and write lunch account on it as well as your child's name.

Student Meal Account Policy
USDA Nondiscrimination Policy


2024 Summer Meal Program

The Summer Meal Program will be available to all children 18 years and younger beginning on May 20 and running through July 11 (closed on Memorial Day and July 4th) at Valley Center Intermediate School: 737 North Meridian, Valley Center, KS 67147. There is no enrollment required and there is no cost for meals. Meals will be served Monday through Thursday.

Breakfast will be served between 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. and lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.


Pickup Locations:
Navajo Lake Estates - various stops
501 E. 63rd St. N.
Breakfast at 7:30am
Lunch at 11:30am

Lion’s Park – (Abilene & Butler Rd) 316 S. Abilene
Breakfast at 7:35am
Lunch at 11:35am

West Elementary – office entrance 501 N. Sheridan
Breakfast at 7:40am
Lunch at 11:40am

Wheatland Elementary – NE Bus Drop-off 800 Meadow
Breakfast at 7:45am
Lunch at 11:45am

The Shuttle Bus will run all stops in reverse after meals: Breakfast at 8:20am, Lunch at 12:15pm.


Food Service Information

This Institution is an Equal Opportunity Provider.


School Year Meal Prices:

Elementary/Intermediate Student - $1.65
Middle School Student - $1.70    
High School Student - $1.75      Adult: $2.50


Elementary/Intermediate Student - $3.05    
Middle School Student - $3.15       
High School Student - $3.25         Adult: $4.25
Milk Only - $.50

District Policy regarding unpaid meals