Topeka Public Schools USD 501

Child Nutrition

  • School Menus and Nutritional Information - District-wide breakfast and lunch menus and nutritional information about menu items. Please be advised that menu items are subject to change daily. The menus are provided for informational purposes only and should not be construed as an absolute determining factor for medical dietary needs.
  • School Meal Costs -
    BreakfastReduced BreakfastLunchReduced Lunch
    Elementary $1.35 $0.30 $2.30 $0.40
    Middle & High $1.50 $0.30 $2.50 $0.40
    Adult $2.00 N/A $3.50 N/A

    Free and reduced price meals are available for qualifying students. Applications may be obtained during enrollment at each school or online. Click here for a complete list of meal costs per month.

  • Online Meal Application - Enter free or reduced applications directly online and start receiving benefits faster. It's the fastest way to get your student(s) qualified.  Click here to access the Online Meal Application.
  • Nutrition Explorations for Parents - This website provides information about healthy eating for families.
  • MypaymentsPlus - The district's online meal prepayment system.
    At no cost, MypaymentsPlus allows your family to:
    • Create a free, secured account to manage all of your student's accounts.
    • Check your student's current account balance.
    • Monitor the items your student has been purchasing in the cafeteria.
    • Create settings to receive email notifications when the account reaches a low balance.
    For a small fee, MypaymentsPlus allows your family to:
    • Make a prepayment into your student's meal account using a check, credit card, or debit card at, or by calling 877-713-5442 (toll-free)! Funds deposited through MypaymentsPlus are usually available for student use within a matter of minutes. This feature eliminates the need to send a check to school or worry about lost or forgotten lunch money.
    • Create settings to automatically replenish your student's account when it reaches a low balance.
    To create a new account, first get your student's ID number from your school or from the district's food service office (295-3070). Then visit Follow the onscreen directions to register your student using his/her student ID number. If you'd rather use this service by phone, call 877-713-5442 (toll-free).