OUR PROMISE: To extend our passion, dedication, knowledge and enthusiasm into serving each student delicious and nutritious meals. To nourish the bodies, minds and spirits of our students and pave the way for a lifetime of success and well-being.
Locally in Kalamazoo we serve meals to over 13,000 students in 30 schools; 17 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, 3 high schools, an Alternative Learning Program, several programs in the Community Education Center and Kalamazoo RESA programs. We do more than feed hungry students at Kalamazoo Public Schools. We improve how students eat by preparing fresh, delicious and nutritious meals they love! We engage students and all of their senses through the creation of new and fresh dining experiences that improve their school day. Our wide variety of menu items, programs and initiatives nourish student's bodies, minds and spirits.
What does "eat. learn. live." mean?
eat. We improve the well-being of our students by preparing fresh, delicious and nutritious meals they love. We engage students and all of their senses through the creation of new and fresh dining experiences that improve their school day.
learn. We build sharp minds and strong bodies with a healthful, balanced approach to school dining. We share our knowledge of the life-enhancing benefits of good nutrition with students, our families and our communities.
live. We enrich the lives of our students and the communities we live through social responsible and sustainability best practices. We are planting the seeds of health and wellness.
For KRESA West Campus ECSE, Young Adult Program & Woods Edge Learning Center, please use the Free/Reduced Application. Please note that beginning July 1, 2022, the 2022/23 school year meal benefits are based on the free and reduced application. Meal prices are $2.80 paid, $0.40 reduced and no charge free.
KRESA Free and Reduced-price application.pdf
Spanish Free and Reduced-price application 22-23.pdf
All Kalamazoo Public Schools and KRESA Valley Center students have free breakfast and lunch at school. We ask everyone complete the household information report.
The Household Information Reports are critical in determining the amount of money that our school receives from a variety of State and Federal supplemental programs like Title I A, At-rish (31a), Title II A, E-Rate, etc.
Household Information Report 22-23_English.pdf
Household Information Report 2022-23- Spanish Version.pdf
You may also apply online using:
Click Here for Free/Reduced Application, Household Information Report & Making Meal Payments
**If you are applying for a scholarship with an organization, you must complete the appropriate form to qualify for these benefits.