Meals

Mesquite ISD Food and Nutrition Services

Free and Reduced-Price Meals

Mesquite ISD provides free and reduced-priced cafeteria meals for students who qualify through the School Breakfast and National School Lunch Programs. Every student must qualify each year. 

Income Eligibility Guidelines
2020-2021

Free & Reduced Meal Application

Programa de Comidas Gratuitas y a Precio Reducido

Online Menus and Meal Payments


Click on the button above to access the online portal for MISD Food and Nutrition called SchoolCafé. You can also download the app in the App Store or Google Play.

Through SchoolCafé, you can make payments, set up automative payments, view purchase history, and receive low balance alerts.  This tool contains our menus as well as a complete nutrition and allergy breakdown of each item we serve by school. Families can also apply for Free and Reduced Benefits right from your phone using the SchoolCafé app. 

2020-2021 Curbside Meal Kit Program for VLA Students

MISD Food & Nutrition Services offers curbside meal service providing weekly meal kits to MISD student enrolled in the Virtual Learning Academy. Weekly service is available each Tuesday evening from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at John Horn High School, Mesquite High School and West Mesquite High School. Each kit will consist of (5) breakfasts and (5) lunches. On weeks that contain school holidays, the number of meals served may vary and meal pricing will be adjusted accordingly. Meals must be purchased as a complete kit, and cannot be purchased separately. 

All meal kits will be priced according to eligibility. To help ensure a smooth purchasing process, please ensure that there is adequate funding to your SchoolCafe.com account. Meal kits may also be purchased using cash or check.

Click here for VLA Meal Kit Menus and Heating Instructions.

Contact Us

To contact Mesquite ISD Food & Nutrition Services, call 972-882-5500. For questions regarding meal benefits or applications, please contact the Meal Processing Office at 972-882-5512.

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Meal Prices

School Breakfast

Meal Accounts

Special Diets

We're Hiring

If you'd like to join our MISD Food & Nutrition Services team, apply for an open Food & Nutrition position using this online application. If you have questions about the hiring process or your application status, please contact the Auxiliary Personnel Department at 972-882-7759.

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