School Meals for the 2022-23 School Year

  • The USDA pandemic feeding waivers that allowed us to provide free meals to all students last year have expired. This means that for the 2022-2023 school year, we will be returning to paid meal service at the following locations:

    • Aspire Performing Arts Academy
    • Chinook Middle School
    • Evergreen Forest Elementary
    • Horizons Elementary
    • Komachin Middle School
    • Lakes Elementary
    • Meadows Elementary
    • North Thurston High School
    • Olympic View Elementary
    • River Ridge High School
    • Salish Middle School
    • Seven Oaks Elementary
    • South Bay Elementary
    • Timberline High School
    • Woodland Elementary

    If you have a student attending school in one of the schools listed above, be sure to complete your Free & Reduced Price Meal Application for the 2022-23 school year!

    The USDA's Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) allows qualifying schools to serve free breakfast and lunch to all students. Visit our CEP page to learn more about the Community Eligibility Provision. There are seven (7) schools in our district that meet the requirements for CEP. All students enrolled in the following CEP-eligible schools will receive FREE meals:

    • Chambers Prairie Elementary
    • Envision Career Academy
    • Lacey Elementary
    • Lydia Hawk Elementary
    • Mountain View Elementary
    • Nisqually Middle School
    • Pleasant Glade Elementary

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We Need Food Service Substitutes!

  • Food service workers assembling salads in a school kitchenWe are urgently hiring substitute cook helpers! Food & Nutrition Services has immediate openings for cook helper substitutes. Work while your students are in school! Flexible schedules, plus the opportunity to meet and work with the amazing students of NTPS.

    Apply today!

USDA Non-Discrimination Statement

  • In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

    Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at 202-720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339.

    To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, which can be obtained online at:, from any USDA office, by calling 866-632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights,1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or fax: 833-256-1665 or 202-690-7442; or email: This institution is an equal-opportunity provider.