• Welcome to Food & Nutrition


    Important News

    Make sure you apply for beneifts for the 2021-2022 school year.

    Fund your student's account and apply at www.schoolcafe.com


    The Food Service Operation at the Chambersburg Area School District is determined to provide nutritious foods that provide our students with the options they need and want to be able to choose a healthy and balanced diet. 


  • Due to nation wide distribution and product shortages various products are being substituted and menus are being adjusted if necesssary.   Food service is diligently working to supply variety and options to our students.  

    Substituted items may contain allergens.  Managers and staff are doing their best to moniter theses changing products and substitutions.   

  • No charge for meals 2021-2022

    Chambersburg Area School District will be offering breakfast and lunch at no charge for all students each school day during the 2021-2022 school year.  

    This affects all school buildings as well as Franklin Learning Center, Franklin County Career and Technology Center, Early Learning Center, and Merakey.  

    The Food Service Department is participating in the Seamless Summer Option which allows for this opportunity.  We encourage students to take advantage of this option!

    A la carte items will still require funds.      

    Money/ funds :

    We are requesting that when possible parents/ gaurdians utilize our free online payment system to add funds to their students account.  www.schoolcafe.com


    Funds may also be sent to Food Service office at:

    721 South Sixth Street.

    Chambersburg, PA  17201

    Please make sure to add student data and a phone number to contact. 


  • Community Eligibility Schools (CEP) 

    *This area will update shortly with additional schools qualifying for the  2021-2022 School Year.

    The following schools are enrolled in CEP

    1. Andrew Buchanan
    2. Thaddeus Stevens
    3. Benjamin Chambers
    4. Hamilton Heights
    5. Franklin Learning Center
    6. New Franklin
    7. Lurgan
    8. Merakey
    9. Fayetteville

    Students enrolled in these locations receive breakfast and lunch at no cost to the student. 

    Additional items or snacks would require funds to be in a students account.


    The Food Service Operation is responsible for the operation of cafeterias in the Chambersburg Area School District's 17 buildings including, the Franklin County Career and Technology Center, the Franklin Learning Center, several Head Start Programs.

    Food Service Staff work to ensure that all school programs are compliant with local, state and federal regulations


  • 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 Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, 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) E-mail: program.intake@usda.gov.


    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.