East Union CSD Food Service Program

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What is the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program?

The FFVP is a grant opportunity for schools to provide children with free fresh fruits and vegetables during the school day. It is an effective and creative way of introducing fresh fruits and vegetables
as healthy snack options.

The goal of the FFVP is to:

  • Create healthier school environments by providing healthier food choices.

  • Expand the variety of fruits and vegetables children experience.

  • Increase children's fruit and vegetable consumption.

  • Make a difference in children’s diet to impact their present and
    future health.

This program helps teach students where fruits and vegetables come from and allows them to try some they may not have heard about before! This is one great way for schools to help combat childhood obesity by teaching children healthful eating habits.

October 15, 2020

Summer Food Program
Media Release

East Union Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided, at a first come, first serve basis, at the sites and times as follows:

East Union Schools
Through the rest of 20/21 School Year
Breakfast 7:50am – 10:25
Lunch 10:50am – 12:30pm

For any questions please contact, East Union School District 641-347-5704 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) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Iowa Non-Discrimination Statement:
“It is the policy of this CNP provider not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or religion in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code section 216.6, 216.7, and 216.9.  If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy by this CNP Provider, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office building, 400 E. 14 th St. Des Moines, IA 50319-1004; phone number 515-281-4121, 800-457-4416; website: https://icrc.iowa.gov/.

Meal Account Information

East Union Nutrition Department Facebook Page

The school nutrition program is solely funded by the money generated from meals served. The majority of this money is received by the Federal government through reimbursable meals. Therefore, highly regulated by the USDA. The Nutrition Program is not allowed to carry a negative balance and for this reason it is necessary to do whatever we are able to in order to prevent negative balances.


Please refer to the Nutrition Department Meal Charge Policy.

You can check the family account balance and monitor account activity using the Parent JMC link above .

*At any time throughout the school year, if parents/families are having difficulty paying for meals or if the financial situation has changed, we encourage parents/guardians to fill out a Free/Reduced Meal Application. Applications are available in the Superintendent’s office. Call 641-347-5704  if you have any questions or want to request an application be sent to you.


Payment to the Family Meal Account

Online payments can be made using the RevTrak icon above. “Last name” means the last name of the parent and the JMC password is the same one used to check student information. There is no longer a "convenience charge" associated with a RevTrak deposit and it is now possible to sign up for automatic payments.


Checks can be sent with the student.  The checks can be given to the Nutrition Department or office personnel.


Cash should be the last resort. It should be sent with the student in a sealed envelope with the family name and amount sent. It can be given to the Nutrition Department or office personnel. Cash is highly discouraged as the Nutrition Department will not be held responsible for lost or stolen cash.


Money received after 12 pm will be deposited the following day


EUCSD Breakfast Program Information


Grades JK-12 - $1.50

Reduced Breakfasts - 30¢

Adult/visitor/visiting student - $2.00

Breakfast Menu

Choice of:  Main entree of the day, PB, Yogurt and grain, or Cereal and egg.  100% fruit juice and fruit are both available at each breakfast plus a choice of 1% chocolate milk, skim strawberry milk, or 1% white milk.

Students must take three items in order to complete a reimbursable meal. Students with less than three items will be sent back to the serving line to complete their meal. If a student refuses to return to the serving line, they will be charged for each item separately which will result in a high cost.

Main Entree: $1.50, Grain $1.00, Fruit $1.00, Juice $0.75, Milk $0.75



EUCSD Lunch Program Information


Jk-5th grades is $2.70

6th-8th is $2.75

9th-12th is $2.85

Reduced Lunches are 40¢

Adult/visitor/ visiting student/second lunch is $3.85

Students are NOT required to take any specific item other than a ½ cup of fruit and/or vegetable.

Milk is NOT required.

Each student MUST have three components (Meat/Meat Alternate, Bread/Grain, Fruit, Vegetable, and Fluid Milk) on their tray for their meal to count as a reimbursable meal. Students will be asked to return to the serving line to complete their meal. If they refuse to do so, they will be charge for each item on their plate separately resulting in a higher cost.

Main Entree $2.50, Grain $1.00, Condiment $0.50, Fruit$1.00, Vegetable $1.00

Staff is NOT allowed to force any specific item upon a student’s tray, unless it is required to complete the reimbursable meal.


All students are offered a choice of Main entree, which is served to them.

In addition:

JK-2nd grades are offered two vegetables, a fruit, and a choice of the milks listed above.

3rd-12th grades are able to serve themselves from the serving line which consists of two hot vegetables, a vegetable bar, at least two choices of fruit, Bread/Grain choices, condiment cart, and milks listed above.


Staff - The staff meals are the same as the high school meals. The higher price reflects the total reimbursement of the student meals.

Parents are encouraged to join their children for lunch at any time. We do ask that the correct change is presented to keep the line moving quickly and allow us to give the students as much time to eat as possible. If correct change is not provided, the remainder will be deposited into the student's account.


Additional Charges

Adults and students in grades 6-12 are able to purchase ‘extras’ and second meals if there is a positive balance in the Family Meal Account. It is the responsibility of the student to be aware of the serving size when they are serving themselves, as they will be charged for any extras. Students and Adults who do not have money in their accounts will not be allowed ‘extra’ or second meals. It is the responsibility of the everyone who eats school meals to know their account balance each day before taking extras. 


Parents are encouraged to discuss with their children what is expected of them. It is the parent’s responsibility to let their child(ren) know if they approve of them purchasing extras.

Second lunch $3.85 .    Second Breakfast $2.00 .    Lunch Main entree $2.50 .    Breakfast Main Entree $1.50

Grain $1.00 .       Cheese Stick, Yogurt, Meat Stick $1.00,      Juice Box $1.00,     Canned Juice $1.25 .    

Jerky $2.25 .    PBJ $1.50 .    Bottled Water $1.00 .    Salad Bar only $2.50,     Capri Sun 75¢

Non-discrimination Statement: This explains what to do if you believe you have been treated unfairly. “The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the department. If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form.  You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form.  Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S. W., Washington D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).  USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. ”


Iowa Non-Discrimination Notice:“It is the policy of this CNP provider not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or religion in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code section 216.7and 216.9. If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy by this CNP Provider, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office Building, 400 E. 14th St., Des Moines, IA 50319-1004; phone number 515-281-4121, 800-457-4416; web site:  https://icrc.iowa.gov/.”

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Contact Us


East Union Community Schools 

1916 High School Drive

Afton, IA  50830



Early Childhood Center

          (641) 347-5790


          (641) 347-5411

Middle/High School:

         (641) 347-8421

District-Central Office:

          (641) 347-5215


Fax:   (641) 531-2301 

It is the policy of the East Union Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact Equity Coordinator, Rhiannon Tessum, 1916 High School Drive, Afton, Iowa 50830, 641-347-5215, rtessum@eastunionschools.org.

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