Child Nutrition

Department Staff

Bobbie Coleman
(208) 265-1569 ext. 1120

Elisa Williams
Administrative Assistant
(208) 265-1567 ext. 1121

Kitchen Managers

Pixie Kluver
Sandpoint Middle School
(208) 263-2184 ext. 3035

Heidi Williams
Southside Elementary School
(208) 263-2184 ext. 2035

Marsinah Runge
Farmin Stidwill Elementary School
(208) 263-2184 ext. 2335

Cheryl Bohmann
Kootenai Elementary School
(208) 263-2184 ext. 2435

Dawna May
Sagle Elementary School
(208) 263-2184 ext. 2135

Kay Peterson
Northside Elementary School
(208) 263-2184 ext. 2535

Carl Pratt
Hope Elementary School
(208) 263-2184 ext. 2635

Carl Pratt
Clark Fork Jr/Sr School
(208) 255-7177 ext. 4341

Cheryl Clark
Sandpoint High School
(208) 263-2184 ext. 4035

Angela Hentges
Washington Elementary School
(208) 263-2184 ext. 2235

Welcome to LPOSD Nutrition Services Department!

Good nutrition and learning go hand in hand.

The Nutrition Services department is made up of a team of food and nutrition professionals that are dedicated to students' health, well being and their ability to learn. We support learning by promoting healthy habits for lifelong nutrition and fitness practices.

Meals, foods and beverages sold or served at schools meet state and federal requirements which are based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines. We provide students with access to a variety of affordable and appealing foods that meet the health and nutrition needs of students. 

Free Or Reduced Priced Meal Information

Now Accepting New Applications For 2020-2021 School Year!

Free and Reduced Price Meal Benefits EXPIRE each school year!

New meal applications MUST be turned in at the start of each new school year. Applications can be filled out ONLINE or on PAPER. All information on your application is confidential and will only be used for the meal program. We respect the privacy of our customers. 


Students may receive free or reduced price meals if your household’s income is within the limits on the Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines. Your student(s) may qualify for free or reduced price meals if your household income falls at or below the gross annual income limits on this chart (Gross income is the total income received before taxes or deductions.)

Income Chart (before taxes) 

Effective July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021

Household SizeAnnual IncomeMonthly IncomeWeekly Income
Each addition person add:+8,288+691+160

(For additional information and charging procedures, please click here.)

Pay For Meals Online

To pay for meals online click here.

Meal Prices 2020-2021
Student 2nd Meal$2.60$4.00

Breakfast & Lunch Menus 

Carbohydrate Counts

Weekend Food Program

Food Allergies

If your child has a food or beverage allergy, USDA requires a current medical statement to be completed by your physician. Please print and have your child's physician fill out the Food Allergy Medical Statement form and send it to your child's school cafeteria.

Low Income Eligibility Percentages By School & District Wide

LPOSD #84 Low Income Eligibility as of 3/8/21
Total F&R CombinedNumber StudentsTotal Percentage of Students
LocationEligible StudentsEnrolled in SchoolApproved for Low Income Eligibility
Farmin Elementary (Including Preschool Students)22650444.84%
Farmin Elementary (Excluding Preschool Students)21444647.98%
Farmin Elementary (Preschool Students Only)125820.69%
Hope Elementary449944.44%
Kootenai Elementary15236641.53%
Northside Elementary4215826.58%
Sagle Elementary8026130.65%
Southside Elementary6714845.27%
Washington Elementary8727531.64%
Clark Fork High School4312434.68%
Lake Pend Oreille High School419941.41%
Sandpoint High School15395116.09%
Sandpoint Middle School14950829.33%

Nutrition Resource Links

Smart Snack Calculator - Use the Smart Snack Calculator to take the guesswork out of nutrition guidelines. Simply enter the product information, answer a few questions and determine whether your beverage, snack, side or entrée item meets the new USDA Smart Snacks in School guidelines.

First Responders Appreciation Breakfast/Lunch

Military and First Responders Discount
Everyday heroes: Firefighters, Police Officers, Emergency Medical Personnel, Active Duty Military Personnel.

In recognition of your dedication to public service, we cordially invite you to join us for breakfast and/or lunch on any day that is convenient for you, at any of our school locations. Upon arrival at school, please check in at the office to receive a visitors badge.

From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for serving our community!

Compliments of Lake Pend Oreille School District #84.

Mission Statement

To advocate optimal health and to improve nutritional status of all students by providing high quality nutritional        meals which promote life-long healthful living and enhance learning abilities.

Department Objectives:

  • Ensure that all students have access to the child nutrition meal program.
  • Provide high quality, nutritionally balanced, palatable foods at an affordable price.
  • Serve food that is safe and wholesome which has been stored and prepared according to proper food handling and sanitation procedures.
  • Promote a pleasant, enjoyable, and clean eating environment for students, faculty, parents and community members.
  • Encourage and promote student nutrition education and coordinate food service programs with classroom instruction in order to support the district's educational programs as appropriate to enhance the school experience for students.
  • Provide leadership for the child nutrition meal programs through advocacy, assistance and administration.
  • Function under sound principles and good business management adhering to all local, state and federal regulation guidelines.

Wellness Policy