School Breakfast and Lunch Meals are Free for the 2021-2022 School Year
All students are eligible to receive a free breakfast and lunch meal every day of the 2021-2022 school year.
Pandemic Electonic Benefit Transfer
Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT), will help families cover the cost of breakfasts and lunches their children would have been eligible to receive for free or at reduced price through the National School Lunch Program. The P-EBT program was Re-authorized last year to cover the entire 2020-21 school year and has been approved for Pennsylvania by the USDA. Read more
About this department
The Food Service Department participates in the National School Lunch, School Breakfast, and After School Snack Programs, providing nutritious meals and snacks daily to students and staff. We follow regulations established by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. We also maintain strict food safety and sanitation standards. Every school has one staff member trained and certified in ServSafe. Yearly, we serve more than 340,000 lunches, 20,000 snacks, and 7000 breakfasts in our four schools by a caring and dedicated staff of 40 staff members.
Families may apply for free or reduced price meals at any time during the school year. Every year one new family application must be completed and returned to school. Applications are approved based on federal income chart. If you need an application, they are available in each school office.
FoodFinder is a safe, secure and award-winning mobile and web app that gives food insecure children and their families a way to find free food assistance programs quickly.
Let us take the work out of your child's birthday treat. The Food Service department offers reasonable and healthy birthday snacks and drinks for Lampeter Elementary and Hans Herr students.
USDA Discrimination Statement
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 http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, 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 mail:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue
SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
fax: (202) 690-7442; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
*All Household Applications must be returned to your child’s school for processing.
1600 Book Road
P.O. Box 428
Lampeter, PA 17537
Lampeter-Strasburg School District
1600 Book Rd., Lancaster PA 17602
Administration Building: 717-464-4699
Lampeter Elementary School: 717-358-1880
Hans Herr Elementary School: 717-509-0300
Martin Meylin Middle School: 717-509-0289
Lampeter-Strasburg High School: 717-509-0485