District Lunch

Summer Food Service Program Note -  5/26/2022

North Iowa CSD will offer the Seamless Summer Option as a closed enrolled site for the month of June, serving students enrolled in the Summer School Program.

For more information on the Summer Food Service Program, please visit https://educateiowa.gov/pk-12/nutrition-programs/summer-food-service-program.

Please visit http://www.fns.usda.gov/meals4kids for an interactive map to direct people to local sites where kids can get free meals this summer.


New Menu Change Notice 10/18/2021


Public Release for Schools Operating the Seamless Summer Option

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The USDA has issued nationwide waivers allowing schools to operate the Seamless Summer Option during the upcoming 2021-2022 school year. North Iowa Community School District has elected to participate in the Seamless Summer Option during school year 2021-2022.


Free meals will be provided to ALL children and Applications for Free and Reduced Price School Meals/Milk will not be necessary to participate in Seamless Summer Option. Applications for Free and Reduced Price School Meals will be available from the school, as an application may be needed for other benefits such as P-EBT.

FREE meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows:

North Iowa Community School Commons. August 23, 2021 – May 26, 2022, Monday-Friday on School Days – Serving Breakfast from 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. – Serving Lunch from 10:40 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Children 1-18 who are not attending school are welcome for breakfast between 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m., and for lunch between 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Students must have an available lunch balance to purchase a 2nd Entrée  at $1.25 for HS/MS Students (When Available), or a 2nd Milk/Juice at $0.50 for all students who have been given permission by you during registration.
Deposits can be made online by logging into Family JMC. You will need to log in to the current school year. You can select forgot password to reset if you do not know your password.
Accounts are district-wide and are family accounts. There must be an available balance in meal account to purchase seconds.
Questions? Please call Chris Davis at 641-562-2525.

Applications & Forms

School Lunch Application

Please complete and submit one application per household.

Return completed forms to North Iowa Community School, 111 3rd Ave. N.W., Buffalo Center, Iowa 50424

Free & Reduced Price Lunches
Children need healthy meals to learn. North Iowa Community School District offers healthy meals every school day.
Your school is offering no cost meals for students in school year 2021-2022 through the Seamless Summer Option.
The free and reduced price application may be needed by your school for other programs, such as P-EBT.

Federal Non-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:

(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: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider


Iowa Non-Discrimination Statement

It is the policy of this CNP provider not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or religion in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code section 216.6, 216.7, and 216.9. If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with the policy by this CNP Provider, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office building , 400 E. 14th St. Des Moines, IA  50319-1004; PHONE NUMBER 515-281-4121, 800-457-4416; website: Iowa Civil Rights Commission Webpage