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Child Nutrition and Wellness

Terri Markham, Director 



Student Health is Our Concern

In Chanute Public Schools, employees in the Child Nutrition and Wellness Department are dedicated to serving breakfasts and lunches to students that meet federal nutrition standards and taste good. New USDA regulations this year require students to choose at least three of the five food components - meat, fruit, vegetable, bread and milk - served for lunch. In compliance with the state and federal guidelines on childrens' health and fitness, students are required to choose a 1/2 cup of fruit or vegetable as one of their lunch choices.                                    

           Meal Prices and Requirements

  Breakfast     $1.50     Students choose from at least three items, including hot entree'/cereal, graham crackers juice

Lunch     $2.60 elementary     $2.70 Royster and CHS

Adult Prices:  Breakfast $2.05 - Lunch $3.50

Lunch- NEW USDA REQUIREMENTS:  Students must choose a minimum of 3 full servings 1 being a 1/2 cup of Fruit or Vegetable from the 5 offered items of meat, fruit, vegetable, bread, milk.


Chanute Public Schools Nutrition and Wellness Team
Applications available
Applications for free and reduced priced meals are accepted at any time during the school year. Get an application at any of the schools and turn the completed form into the school cashier or Director Terri Markham, at 432-2506 or