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Our Food Service Program

Many Food Choices

Students are offered 2 entry choices along with a salad bar and a yogurt bar. These options are found on our menus. The middle and high school students also have the options of lunch combo meals. Examples include hot lunch entrees, salads, sandwiches, and pizza, all of which are served with a milk and fruit or vegetable. The combos are offered at a free or reduced cost to qualifying students.

Meal Prices


Full-pay breakfast is $2.00 for all students.

Reduced breakfast is $.30 for all students.

Full-pay lunch is $3.00 for K-5 students and $3.25 for 6-12 students.

Reduced lunch is $.40 for all students.

Milk, when purchased separately, is available to all students for $.50.


Breakfast: $3.00

Lunch: $5.25; $4.00 for just an entrée or salad bar

To fill out applications and make payments, click here.

National School Lunch Program Lunch Applications

The Houghton-Portage Township Schools offers lunches free or at a reduced rate to those students who qualify. Free & Reduced Price Lunch Applications are sent home at the beginning of each school year. If you feel you qualify for the program, please carefully follow the instructions on the letter attached to the application and return the completed application to your student(s) school. If you prefer to complete the form online, please click here. Only one application needs to be completed for each household. Please review the information prior to submitting your application to ensure all required areas have been completed. Applications that are incomplete will be returned and the eligibility process will be delayed.

A new application MUST be completed for each school year. You will be responsible for any charges to your student(s) account during the approval process or during any period that your student(s) qualification lapses.

If you have any questions, please call Shelby Turnquist (906)482-0456 ext. 3340 or the Houghton Hot Lunch Services Office at (906)482-0456 ext. 3370.

Allergy Information

To request special meals and/or accommodations, please complete the Special Dietary Needs Form.

The USDA & State of Michigan are equal opportunity employers.