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11807 24th Ave. East, Tacoma, WA 98445
(253) 298.4618

Dear Parents & Guardians,                                                                2014-2015 Free & Reduced Meal Application will be available after Monday August 18th 2014 at which time applications can be printed off, completed and submitted directly to the Nutrition Services Office for faster processing. Applications turned in at school or elsewhere in the district can take up to 7-10 business days day to process from the day it is received in the Nutrition Services office.  Parents/guardians must make meal arrangements for students -- i.e. sack lunch/pay for school meals-- until an applications is processed and approved. 

NEW 2014 - 2015 Meal Prices
Elementary $1.60   Elementary $2.50
Middle School $1.75   Middle School $2.75
High School $1.75   High School $3.00
Reduced $0.00   Reduced K-3rd $0.00
  Reduced 4th - 12th $0.40
Adult $2.50   Adult  $4.00
*Milk $0.55
*A choice of 1% white or non-fat chocolate milk is offered daily with breakfast and lunch.
When sold separately cost is $ .55 ea


  Elementary students can charge 2 meals.

 When the charge limit has been reached students will be given a power bar snack and milk.  While middle and high school students cannot charge meals, middle school students are given a power bar and milk if they have no money for lunch.

Every effort is made to let parents know that their child(ren) need money for meals.  An automated call system will be activated and will place a phone call to all families with a student who has a negative balance. Low balance email notifications are also sent out throughout the week.

Payments are accepted at all schools by cash or check. Phone payments are accepted at the Nutrition Services office via Visa/Mastercard, $10 minimum required for all phone payments or online. Click Family Access Online Prepayments link for instructions on setting up an online account.

          Be sure to update your child(ren)'s contact information, i.e. primary phone numbers and email addresses, with your child(ren)'s  school office in order to ensure that we can reach you when your child's account  is low or negative.

Please call or visit the Nutrition Services office and we will be glad to help with any account or meal status questions.

  Nutrition Services  (253) 298-4618

click here for Wellness Policy 8-06 Nutrition and Physical Fitness
For questions or comments concerning the Wellness policy please contact Lisa Chatterton, RDN via email at or by phone at 253.298.4602

The Franklin Pierce School District Nutrition Services Department is looking for community members, FP staff members or FP parents who would be interested in serving on a committee to update and review the district’s Wellness policy later this spring.  If you are interested please email Lisa Chatterton, Asst. Director of Nutrition Services at

Thank you.

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Non-Discrimination Policy of Franklin Pierce School

Franklin Pierce Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employee has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:


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