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Summer Meals For Kids & Teens

All children ages 1 through 18 are eligible to receive free meals during the summer months at participating program sites. Individuals ages 19 through 21 who have been identified as having mental or physical disabilities and are following Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) through their current enrollment in educational programs also are eligible for free summer meals.

For more information call 1-866-3-HUNGRY (486479) or Text “Summer Meals” to 97779. Visit the Ohio Summer Food Service Program website for more information. 


School Meals Information

Breakfast & Lunch is served daily in all school buildings.  All of the cafeterias in The District utilize a provision of the National School Breakfast and Lunch Programs referred to as 'offer vs. serve'.  This allows students the right to refuse up to two items of the planned menu. If a child refuses one or two items, the full price is still charged; therefore, we encourage students to take the full lunch that is offered. Note, breakfast is not served on delayed start days. 

Meal Pricing and Menus for 2020-2021 School Year - *Universal Free Meals have been extended through June 30! On October 9, 2020 the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the extension of nationwide waivers permitting Free Student Meals for schools operating USDA meals programs.  This extension is through June 30, 2021. Each student's 1st reimbursable meal at breakfast and lunch is Free.  

Pricing for second lunch meals is as follows-

KG–3rd       $2.40

4th–12th     $2.55

Extra Milk    $0.50

Adult Lunch   $3.40

Menus - School menus are available to view on the Nutrislice App.  This app can be downloaded from Google Play or the App Store.  Once installed search for Crestview-Richland to view all of our building menus. Allowing notifications from this app will inform you of menu changes via text message.  Please enable this to have the most up to date menu information.

Free and Reduced Priced Meals 

Applying for Free & Reduced Meals in 2020-21 is still needed.  An approved Free or Reduced Priced Meals decision in 2020-21 enables the student to continue the approval for the first 30 school days of the next school year.  The USDA's Universal Free Meals is set to expire on June 30, 2021.  If we do not have an approved application for your family on file for school year 2020-21, your student will be required to pay the cost of their meal from day one for school year 2021-22.  Please apply today.

A new Free & Reduced Priced Meals Application is required each year.  Please click on the link below to apply. 

2020-2021 Free & Reduced Price School Meals Family Application Form (lunchapplication.com)

Paper applications are available in each building office or from the Food Service Office located in the Board of Education Office.  You can also click HERE to download the 2020-2021 application.

Cafeteria Balances

Crestview is now partnering with K12 Payment Center for our online payment system.  This allows payments for lunch money, athletic fees, and school fees.  K12 allows parents to set up recurring lunch money payments, enable low balance notifications, and have the ability to transfer funds between their own students.  A history of student meal purchases is also available to view.  You will need your child(s) 6 digit student number to get registered. This number is available on Final Forms, or you may request it by calling the school office.  To get registered for a FREE account at K12 Payment Center - click sign up, select Ohio, look for Crestview Local Schools - Richland, and follow the prompts.

Balances in your student's lunch account roll over the the next school year, this includes positive and negative account balances. If your student is a graduating Senior, and has a positive balance, please complete the following form so we can refund or donate the balance to a student in need.  

Request for Refund/Donation of Student Meals Account Balance

Allergen Information

Students with special dietary needs that qualify as a disability under law will be provided reasonable accommodation. This need must be certified in writing by the student's physician. Please have your child's physician complete the and return the Medical Statement for Students Requiring Special Meals Due to Food Allergy or Intolerance packet of forms. The packet link is below.  This packet needs to be completed yearly. 

2020-2021 Medical Statement for Students Requiring Special Meals  Due to Food Allergy or Intolerance


Senate Bill 210 and Smart Snack Standards in schools

A Guide to Smart Snacks in School 


USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.  

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: 

  1. mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture 
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW 
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; 
  2. fax: (202) 690-7442; or 
  3. email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Links for Nutrition Education and Promotion:

My Plate

Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Wellness Policy Assessments

Board Policy on Student Wellness click links below to board policy page then see Section E, click on board policy: 

EFG "Student Wellness"

EFG-R  "Student Wellness Policy (Wellness Policy Guidelines)"