• NOTICES:

    GFPS will launch electronic notices for negative meal account balances on January 1, 2024.  In order to receive these messages, please provide any updates to your contact information to your student's school office.  To have access to your student's account transactions at all times, please create a free account with Myschoolbucks.com.  There you will be able to customize account balance notices and set payment reminders.  This is the most efficient way of tracking your student's account and keeping a positive balance.  

    SUMMER EBT is coming to Montana for Summer 2024.  Please visit the linked website to learn more about how your students may qualify for this benefit.

    https://opi.mt.gov/Leadership/Management-Operations/School-Nutrition/Summer-EBT

  • MENU UPDATES

    *Please note that we are still experiencing significant supply chain disruptions, so menu changes with little or no notice could continue to be a situation that we face throughout the school year.  Thank you for your patience as we navigate the supply chain and attempt to keep the menu as stable as possible for you and your hungry student(s).  

     

    POTENTIAL MENU CHANGES EXPECTED for MAY - JUNE 2024 Menu - Due to supply chain disruptions, please expect substitutions on the district-wide breakfast menu for any days when Cinnamon or Strawberry Bagels are on the menu. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes and hope to see improvements in the availability of these products soon. 

     

Overview

  •  
    Great Falls Public Schools provides healthy, nutritionally balanced meals through its participation in the federal USDA meal program.  Families who wish to apply for free or reduced-cost meals may pick up the applications in any school office; applications are also available online through the link below.  Families need to complete only one application for their family if they list all of their children on the application.  For students transferring to Great Falls school district, please submit a new application.
    Click below for the 2023-2024  

    APPLICATION for Free & Reduced Meals

     
    Need to add money to your child's account?
     
    MYSCHOOLBUCKS.COM provides a service for parents/ guardians to keep track of their child/ren's account balances.  Sign up is FREE. 
    It also allows parents to put money on accounts by credit card.  There is a fee associated with this by the company.
    You can also pay at the school with cash or check.
     
     

Procurement

  • The following information regarding the Great Falls Public Schools solicitation for 100% fruit juice serves as NOTICE ONLY.  To request information and/or submit a proposal, please contact the GFPS School Nutrition Department at 406-268-6047. 

    Important Dates:

    Issue Date - January 22, 2024

    Request for Info Cut-Off - February 1, 2024 

    Proposal Due Date - March 1, 2024

    2024-2025 Juice Bid Document

    The following information regarding the Great Falls Public Schools solicitation for SY24-25 produce serves as NOTICE ONLY.  TO request information and/or submit a proposal, please contact the GFPS School Nutrition Department at 406-268-6047.

    Important Dates:

    Issue Date - February 16, 2024

    Request for Info Cut-Off - February 23, 2024

    Proposal Due Date - April 5, 2024

    2024-2025 Produce Document

Breakfast/Lunch Prices

  • *UPDATED* 2023-2024
    BREAKFAST PRICES

    Elementary Student: $1.85
    Middle/High School Student: $1.85

    Reduced Price Meals: $0.30

    Adults: $3.00

    LUNCH PRICES

    Elementary Student: $2.90
    Middle/High School Student: $3.00

    Reduced Price Meals: $0.40

    Adults: $4.75

    Second Meal: $4.75

Contact Us

  • Food service contact information:

    Jessa Youngers, RD LN
    Director of Food Services and Warehouse

    Stephanie Bautista
    Field Supervisor

    Sha'Shana Fennell
    Administrative Assistant to Food Service

    406-268-6047

  • Non-Discrimination Statement

    In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. 

    Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

    To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

    1. mail:

    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or

    2. fax:

    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or

    3. email:

    program.intake@usda.gov.