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Food Services

Karah Smith

Karah Smith, Food Service Supervisor

                                          Debbie Eldred                          Mindy Nelson                                 
                                Debbie Eldred, Account Clerk           Mindy Nelson, Account Clerk

Lancaster City Schools
Food Service Department
901 E. Fair Avenue

Follow us on Facebook: @lcsfoodservices

Applying for Free & Reduced Priced Meals can be Quick and Easy when you apply ONLINE! 

Complete the application online.  You can save time and avoid misplacing the form.  By completing the application online it automatically gets sent to the Food Service Department for processing.  Click the link below to begin filling out 1 application for your entire family.

Free & Reduced Online Application


Click the picture above to create an account and start managing your child's meals.

Our online payment provider is MySchoolBucks.  See the process to create a new account below. 

Enrollment is Easy

  1. Go to and register for a free account.
  2. You will receive a confirmation email with a link to activate your account.
  3. Add your students using their school name, birthdate, and student ID. (If you do not know the ID #, call the Food Service Department.)
  4. Make a payment to your students’ accounts with your credit/debit card or electronic check.


In addition to funding your student's meal account, you can:

  • Have access 24/7 on the web or with the Mobile App.
  • View account balances and purchases at any time at no charge.
  • Make a payment for all of your students with one transaction.
  • Schedule recurring/automatic payments and low balance alerts.

There is a transaction fee of $2.50.  You may add funds to multiple children's accounts for only one fee of $2.50.  You will not be charged a fee per child.

If you have any questions, contact MySchoolBucks directly:

  • 1-855-832-5226
  • Visit and click on Help/FAQ


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.