Kearney School District has contracted with Southwest Foodservice Excellence to provide healthy meal choices in our schools.
Free and Reduced Price Lunch Application
The Free and Reduced Price Meal Application for 2022-2023 is available by clicking on the button below. This application is for any student attending KSD or enrolling in KSD for the 2022-2023 school year. Email Cel Morris at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (816) 628-4116 if you would like a paper version of this form or if you have questions about the Free and Reduced-Price Lunch Application process.
All families are encouraged to fill out the Online Meal Application Form. Completing this form allows families to qualify for free and reduced meal prices and also allows KSD to potentially become eligible for additional academic resources and funding. Meal payments can be made through the Titan Family Portal or cash/checks can be sent in; these payments can be made anytime.
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Extra milk is $0.50.
Regular menus are available at ksdr1.nutrislice.com.
A La Carte Menus
Parents and guardians may order birthday cookies or cinnamon rolls from SFE for class parties. These snacks conform to all school food service laws, regulations and policies. Please complete the form linked below and return it with payment to the school secretary at least five days before the class party.
Smart Snack Standards
Snacks provided for the classroom must meet Smart Snack Standards and MUST be approved by the building nurse. Individual snacks must always be peanut and tree nut-free, including coconut. In addition, the product cannot be manufactured or processed in a facility that manufactures or processes nut products due to the risk of cross-contamination.
Find out if a food or beverage meets the standards by visiting the Smart Snack Calculator.
Southwest Foodservice Excellence (SFE) is honored and excited to partner with Kearney School District. We are committed to the nutritional well-being of every student. SFE is passionate about enhancing the quality of life of your student population by providing a variety of fresh and nutritious menu selections, interactive educational food programs, and unparalleled customer service.
KSD participates in the School Breakfast Program and the National School Lunch Program through the U.S. Department of Agriculture. SFE offers several hot entrée selections and side dishes daily from our Culinary Creations. Our Executive Chefs are already hard at work creating nutritious, made-from-scratch recipes to add to your schools’ menus. Here are just some of the new items you will see at your cafeterias beginning this school year:
- Luigi’s Eatery - Serving all your favorite Italian cuisine creations! Freshly made Specialty Pizzas, Calzones, Lasagna, and Fettuccini Alfredo.
- Red Dragon - Traditional Pacific Rim and Asian Cuisine consisting of Teriyaki Chicken Stir Fry, Sweet and Sour Pork, Chow Mein, and Beef and Broccoli.
- Traditional Cuisine - Homemade specialties such as Chicken Pot Pie, Meatloaf and Mashed Potatoes, Turkey and Dressing and Baked Chicken.
- Taco Street - Hispanic and Native American Dishes! Taco salads, Beef and Chicken tacos, and made-to-order burritos and enchiladas.
- Gourmet Greens - Fresh Salads! Freshly prepared Sizzling Salads, Southwest Chicken Salad, Cobb Salad, Mediterranean Salad and Fresh Fruit and Vegetable bar.
- Delicatessen - sandwiches on freshly baked breads and wraps.
We are committed to the nutritional well-being of every student and staff member in the KSD community. Students who receive a school meal are also welcome to help themselves to our fresh fruit and vegetable bar each day at no additional cost. As part of our commitment to your school, you will not only have healthy new menu items such as those listed above, but will also have additional made-from-scratch meals, and outdoor grills. Additionally, we will offer fun programs such as the Roving Chef Program, where nutrition education meets hands-on culinary training.
We are proud to be the guardians of the KSD nutritional program and look forward to working together putting child nutrition first.
If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact our office:
- Angie Lyman, Director - email@example.com
- Marc Auriemma, District Chief - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: (816) 628-3869
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 AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/ad-3027.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:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
The following guidelines are to be followed should anyone come forward with a discrimination complaint within the Kearney School District Child Nutrition Programs.
If Kearney School District receives a complaint, all complaints will be directed to District Compliance Officer, Zach McMains, at 425 W. Washington, Kearney, MO 64060. The below steps illustrate the steps to follow if this occurs.
- School District will inform individual of Federal Civil Rights rules and regulations that have been established for protected classes. A protected class is any person or group of people who are protected from discrimination based on:
- National Origin
- School District will provide complainant the necessary information to file a complaint, which is:
- Mailing address of the USDA:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
- USDA’s Telephone/Fax numbers and Email address: (866) 632-9992 / (202) 690-7442 F/ email@example.com
- Electronic link to file a civil rights complaint: www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html
- Mailing address of the USDA:
- If needed, District will provide the complainant information surrounding protected classes and sponsor should provide complainant the federal complaint information.
- After providing the complainant with the information on how to file a Civil Rights complaint directly at the Federal level, may attempt to resolve the complaint if it is a matter that can be resolved quickly.
- If the complainant refuses to discuss the matter any further with the sponsor or if the matter cannot be resolved quickly, Kearney School District will:
- Reiterate the complaint filing procedures
- Document the complaint and actions taken
- Notify the State agency of the discussion.
- If the complainant is willing to try to resolve the issue with the sponsor and a satisfactory resolution is achieved, then District should remind the complainant of his/her right to file at the Federal level if necessary.
- The below information should be documented as much as possible in their Civil Rights complaint log including, but not limited to, the following:
- Date Complaint Received
- Complainant’s Name
- Complainant’s Address
- Complainant’s Telephone Number
- Complainant’s Email Address
- Allegation of Discrimination/Issue (i.e. FNS program involved, protected class(es) involved, etc.)
- Date of Alleged Discriminatory Action
- District will forward the information, within 5 days of receipt of complaint from complainant, to the State agency (process listed below):
State Agency Civil Rights Coordinator State Agency Director* FNS Regional Office Civil Rights Contact FNS Headquarters Civil Rights Office Complainant
*State Agency level must forward complaint information, within 5 days of receipt of complaint from sponsor, to the FNS regional office. FNS team conducts complaint review and investigation, which includes contact with the complainant, State agency, sponsor, etc.