Food and Nutrition - Power Up

  • The Food and Nutrition Services Department is committed to providing our students with well-balanced nutritious meals to support student achievement.  Our focus is to aid student learning by educating and serving meals that reinforce lifelong healthy lifestyles.  We encourage our students to POWER-UP with school breakfast, at no charge for all students, and school lunch which provides students the energy they need to learn and grow.

    Our Food and Nutrition Services Cafeteria offers a variety and well-balanced nutritious meals at a low cost. School lunches provide an assortment of foods including daily entree salads and fresh fruit.  School meals are healthy, meeting the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. By choosing lunch at school, students learn to make healthy choices, reinforcing nutrition education taught in the classroom. Delicious breakfasts are served daily in all Broward County Public schools.

  • Meal Benefits Disclosure Form

    To save you time and effort, the information you provide on your Free and Reduced Price School Meals Application, Eligibility Status, may be shared with other programs for which your children may qualify. For additional information follow the link for more information. 

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  • 2021-2022 Free and Reduced-price Meal Information Letter

    The Parent Information Letter for school year 2021-2022 is available in English, Spanish, Creole, and Portuguese.

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  • Assistance Completing the Free and Reduced-price Meals Online Application 

    Broward County Public Schools, Food and Nutrition Services Department, will provide assistance to parents in completing the online application for free and reduced price meals.  If you would like assistance in applying for meal benefits for your child, help will be available on various days at various schools. 

    See the Mobil Unit Assistance Schedulefor locations specific to your child’s school.  Note: If your school is listed below the school with an asterisks you will complete your application at that school with the asterisks because that is where the mobile unit is scheduled to be.

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  • PowerUp Free Breakfast

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  • MySchoolApps

     

     The online application is an easy and convenient way for parents and guardians to submit online multi-child meal benefit applications. There is not a fee for using the website as the service is provided free of charge by your District. The online multi-child application is located at Myschoolapps.com website. If you already applied online for Free and Reduced-Price Meal Benefits, contact the Meal Benefits office at 754-321-0250 for application status.

     Meal Charge PolicyMeal Charge Policy Logo

    Students are expected to pay for their meal at the time of service.  Broward County Public Schools encourages families to complete a meal benefits application to determine eligibility for free and reduced-price meals.  All students must pay the full price for lunch unless designated through the Meal Benefits office to be eligible for free or reduced-price meals.

    Online Meal Payments

     Online Meal Payments

    Myschoolbucks.com is an online payment portal especially designed to allow parents to make quick and easy online payments to their children's school accounts. The system allows parents to manage their children's lunch accounts, including viewing food selection. A nominal fee of $1.95 is charged per credit/debit transaction.  Contact a My School Bucks representative at 1-855-832-5226 for assistance in Spanish, Creole, Portuguese and other languages.