Food Service

Welcome to Vigo County School Corporation Food Services

Thank you for giving Vigo County School Corporation Food Services the opportunity to care for the nutritional needs of your children. We strive to provide nutritionally balanced meals for our students to enhance their ability to concentrate and learn.

Everyday is a perfect day for school breakfast and lunch.

School Breakfast – Good for Kids and Good for Parents!

  • Breakfast is available every school day in the cafeteria.
  • Breakfast is served until bell rings.
  • Breakfast and lunch are free in 2021-22.
  • Elementary starts serving breakfast at 7:50 a.m
  • Middle School starts serving at 7:30 a.m
  • High School starts serving at 7:15 a.m
It’s easy! It’s affordable! It’s tasty! It’s good for the brain!

2021-2022 Meal Prices

VCSC Food Services is committed to providing a nutritious and affordable breakfast and lunch to every student. We will never deny a student meals because of inability to pay.

Thanks to VCSC’s enrollment in an USDA program, student meals will be free through the end of the 2021-22 school year.

USDA Breakfast Program
  • Full Paid Student                                   Free
  • Reduced Student                                    Free
  • Adult                                                         $2.50
USDA Lunch Program
  • Elementary Full Paid Student                    Free
  • Elementary & Secondary Reduced            Free
  • Secondary Full Paid Student                      Free
  • Adult                                                               $4.60

Meal payments online


Apply for free or reduced meals status online


Frequently Asked Questions

How does my student pay for their meals?

Each student’s meal account number is their personal school identification number assigned to them when they first enroll in any Vigo County School. The student enters their number on a key pad at check out, the amount will then be deducted from their account.

How do I put money on my student's account?

You may pay for meals by the day, week, month or year. Payments may be sent to school with your child or may be brought directly to the school cafeteria or office. Payments can be made by cash or check in the school. We do take credit card payments on-line

How do I know how much money is in my student's account?

You may call your student’s cafeteria manager or go to

How do I apply for Free or Reduced Meal Benefits?

You may apply for meal benefits by Applying on-line The applications are available at your school’s office or from a cafeteria manager. You may also apply in person at Vigo County Food Services office at 3250 Maple Ave.



Tom Lentes
Food Services Administrator
Nancy Gatrell
Food Services Admin Asst
Sara Ramsey
Free/Reduced Meal Benefits
Kris Behnke
Financial Operations Manager
Paula Vaughn
Field Advisor
Chris Stone
IT Food Specialist
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 Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, 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) email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.