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Madison Metropolitan School District

Payment Options & Prices

Cash or Check Payments

Place checks (made out to Food & Nutrition or School Name), cash or money order in an envelope with your child's name and have them hand it in to their Teacher or to the Food & Nutrition Staff.

Online Payments using School Cafe

Manage your child's cafeteria account. Apply for free or reduced meals. Make payments, view purchase history, receive low balance alerts, and view school menus containing nutritional and allergen information for items. For convenience, setup automatic payments to replenish your child's cafeteria funds. Know what is on the menu at the school cafeteria and provide feedback by rating and sharing items. Favorite your child's favorite items and SchoolCafé will send you a push notification to let you know when it's on the menu.

School Café Login

If you have any questions contact Food & Nutrition at or 608-204-4001.

If you have questions or concerns regarding your child's account, first contact the Food Service Worker at your child's school. Or contact Food & Nutrition at or 608-204-4001. Detailed account printouts are available upon request.



Three varieties of milk are offered daily; skim, 1% and skim chocolate.  Milk is included in the price for each meal served.  If you would like to purchase a milk to supplement a meal brought from home, milk is .50 cents per carton.

USDA Meal Pricing:

USDA Breakfast
Reduced and Free - No Charge
K - 5th Grade Full Pay - $1.45
6 - 12th Grade Full Pay - $1.70

Adult - $2.30

USDA Lunch
Reduced $0.40
K - 5th Grade Full Pay - $2.80
6 - 8th Grade Full Pay - $3.20
9 - 12th Grade Full Pay - $4.00

Adult - $4.85

Reduced and Free - $0.15
K - 12th Grade Full Pay - $0.85
Adult $1.00

Negative Balance Policy 2020