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.
The 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.
IMP0RTANT UPDATES FOR THE 2022-23 SCHOOL YEAR
- Government issued waivers entitling ALL students to free meals are expiring on June 30, 2022.
- Starting October 1, Pennsylvania will offer free school breakfast to all students enrolled in a School Nutrition Program (SNP) school during the 2022-2023 school year. All L-S students qualify.
- Students listed as PAID in the 2021-22 school year will charged full meal price starting the first day of school, Wednesday, August 24, 2022.
- Students listed as Free or Reduced in the 2021-22 school year will retain that status for the first 30 days of the school year and MUST submit a new application before September 22, 2022.
- We are encouraging ALL families to apply for Free/Reduced meals before the start of the school year.
- Applications are available and can be found at the following places for convenient, online processing: https://www.schoolcafe.com/LampeterStrasburgSD OR https://www.compass.state.pa.us/. You can also download an application or get a paper application in any of the school offices.
Food Service Resouces
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
Please contact Cheryl Schmidt, Food Service Director, with questions or concerns.