School meals are a healthy option, a great value and a huge convenience for busy families. We look forward to welcoming your children to the cafeteria this school year.
About our Breakfast Menu
Studies show an increase in both attention skills and knowledge retention when children begin their day with a balanced, nutritious breakfast. School breakfast is a convenient, nutritious way to start the school day!
Elementary Breakfast Menu
Secondary Breakfast Menu
About our Lunch Menus
A healthy lunch is a critical piece to the overall educational experience, nourishing the body and setting the stage for a day of learning. We offer lunch menu options at each grade level, with increasingly more options at the older grade levels as your student matures and learn how to make healthier choices.
January 2016 - Elementary Menu
February 2016 - Elementary Menu
February 2016 - Middle School Menu
January 2016 - High School Menu
February 2016 - High School Menu
Community Eligibility at the Whittemore
The Whittemore Elementary school will be participating in a new free meal program for School Year 2015-2016. All enrolled students of the Whittemore Elementary are eligible to receive a healthy breakfast and lunch at school at NO CHARGE each day for the 2015-16 school year, regardless of income status. Click HERE for more Information abut his program.
fREE & REDUCED PRICED MEAL APPLICATIONS:
If you chose not to apply online below are the links for the paper application for free & reduced priced meals. You do NOT have to fill out a separate application for each child. We will accept one application per household. You may mail the application to Food Services at 617 Lexington Street Waltham, MA 02452 or bring the form directly to your child’s school. Please do not do no apply online and fill out a paper application.
All Breakfast $1.00 All Breakfast Reduced $.30
Elementary Lunch $2.00 Middle & High Lunch $2.25
Reduced Lunch $.40 Milk $.50 Juice $.35
*Snacks are available at Middle & High School. Prices available at school location
ONLINE MEAL PAYMENTS:
Sign up for MySchoolBucks.com for Online Meal Payments
Myschoolbucks.com allows parents to set up an online account to monitor meal purchases daily. Parents can also view all deposits made on accounts by check or cash. Payments can be made by all major credit cards 24-7!
For the 2015-16 school year there is a flat convenience fee of $1.95 per deposit transaction. Please note that there is NO charge for using the Myschoolbucks.com website for checking your available balance or purchases made by your children. There is NO fee involved by sending in cash or check to your child’s school.The credit card service is a convenience option. This service provides Waltham families:
Safety: Eliminates worries about your child carrying money to school.
Convenience: Make payments when it’s convenient for you, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Control: Receive low balance email reminders. View your student’s cafeteria purchases.
Efficiency: Make payments for all your children in one easy step, even if they attend different schools in the district.
Flexibility: Make payments using Visa, MasterCard or Discover.
Click HERE to see the Waltham Public Schools Wellness Policy
SUBSTITUTE FOOD SERVICE WORKERS
Are you looking for a great job with mother's hours? Would you like to work with great people in a fun environment? If you like children, enjoy cooking, are comfortable with a computer and like a fast pace, consider being a substitute Cafeteria Worker for the School Department.
Substitutes work as needed from 1-5 days per week for approximately 3 hours per day. The schedule will vary anytime between 8:30 A.M. – 2:00 P.M depending on the location. The hourly rate is $ 10.87 per hour.
If you are interested, please go to the City of Waltham Personnel Department to sign up for the Substitute Cafeteria Worker List. The Personnel Department is located at 119 School Street, Waltham, MA 02451.Monday – Thursday 8:30 A.M – 5:30 P.M. Friday 8:30 A.M. – 11:30 A.M. Phone: 781-314-3355