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What is a Meal Chart for School Lunch Price

Weekly Vegetable Subgroups May Include

Daily Cafeteria Meal Entree Options May Include

Student Breakfast and Lunch Menu Options

Breakfast is served daily from 7:45 AM – 8 AM.
The full price for breakfast is $1.50. 
Alternates and extras are available.
Reduced price breakfast is 30 cents.

Student Lunch costs $2.50 and includes:

  • choice of entrée, bread, choice of 2 fruit/vegetable, and choice of milk
  • or ala carte meal (salad, wrap, or sandwich), choice of fruit and milk
Extra Entree:  $1.50

Reduced Lunch:  40 cents

Adult Lunch:  $3.50

Large Snack:  95 cents/each

  • Chips
  • Cheese Curls
  • Rice Krispy Treat
  • Hershey’s Ice Cream

Small Snack:  75 cents/each

  • Fruit Roll-up
  • Goldfish
  • Scooby Snack
  • Fruit Snack

Drinks:  85 cents/each for

  • Extra Milk
  • Small bottled water
  • Capri Sun

Soft Pretzel:  75 cents/each
Cheese Sauce:  75 cents/each

For students who receive free or reduced price lunches, only the $2.50 lunch qualifies. Any extras are charged full price.

Divine Mercy Catholic Academy utilizes Metz & Associates for our cafeteria services. Metz works to ensure that our school lunches meet all of the most recent Dietary Guidelines for Americans, including that children  eat a variety of foods;  choose a diet with a variety of grain products, vegetables, and fruits daily, that is moderate in sugars and salt; with 30% or less of calories from fat and less than 10% of calories from saturated fat. School lunches also need to provide, on average over each school week, at least one-third of the daily Recommended Dietary Allowances for protein, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, iron, calcium, and calories. Meal selection and portion size are all factored into these requirements.

Paying for School Lunches

Our Divine Mercy cafeteria staff does not handle cash payments, so in order to purchase school lunches, families must send pre-payments to their school campus office or pay on-line through
Using either of these two pre-pay options,  students at lunch simply enter their student ID number # each time they buy a lunch, or snacks, extra beverages, or food items. Money is then debited from the child’s account. IF you choose to use, parents or guardians can check on their student’s account balance on-line at any time. They can also see exactly what their child is purchasing.  (Click here for instructions on how to create a account.)
Divine Mercy cafeteria participates in Pennsylvania’s Free or Reduced Price Lunch Program. Parents must complete an application in order for their children to participate in this program. Click the buttons below for more information, including an Application Form and instructions for competing and submitting the form.

Nondiscrimination Statement and Complaint Procedure 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:, 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:

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

(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) E-mail: institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Summer Meals Locator
The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was established to ensure that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. Free meals, that meet Federal nutrition guidelines, are provided to all children 18 years old and under at approved SFSP sites in areas with significant concentrations of low-income children.
Divine Mercy Catholic Academy does not currently participate as a provider of SFSP. Please refer to the to find a SFSP location near you. You can also call 1-866-3Hungry or text “MEALPA” to 877877 to locate sites that serve free meals to children during the summer.
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