Our Food Service Commitment
Nothing is more important to us than the safety and quality of the food we serve to over 48,000 Round Rock ISD students, administration and faculty.
We serve fresh quality nutritious food that meets USDA guidelines and delivers an enjoyable student dining experience. Menu innovation, procuring quality brand name and locally sourced foods; and operating safe, clean modern kitchens is the core of what we do. Providing all students access to a healthy lifestyle with nutrition education and delicious nutritionally balanced meals is why we do it.
Our two central kitchens batch and scratch make more than half our ingredients. Food is prepared fresh daily in nut free kitchens.
- Elementary Students – Lunch $2.80, Breakfast $1.50
- Secondary Students – Lunch $3.05, Breakfast $1.50
- Reduced – Lunch $0.40, Breakfast $0.30
- Adults – Lunch $3.65, Breakfast $2.25
Meals include entree, choice of two fruit sides, two vegetables sides and milk.
Cafes also offer snack (a la cart) items for purchase. Items offer differ by school level. If you would like to limit student purchasing on a la cart items you may contact your school’s Cafe manager. Cafe Manager contact list
For faster processing, fill out your free and reduced meal application online. It is necessary to reapply each school year. Only one application per household is required and applications can be submitted at anytime during the school year.
To obtain a paper application, please ask your school office staff.
Student status is always confidential.
Does the menu vary compared to the printed version?
May my child have juice instead of milk?
Juice is not an approved substitute for dairy or milk in the USDA meal pattern, however, a student is not required to take a milk and may select juice as a fruit option daily. Additionally, water is available daily, free of charge.
What if my child has dietary restrictions?
The National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs allow substitutions for students with disabilities as defined under USDA Policy SP 59-2016: Policy Memorandum on Modifications to Accommodate Disabilities in the School Meal Programs. The variety and number of entrees offered in the cafeteria generally
Are gluten-free options available?
Yes, a list of all gluten-free options is posted on the Menus page of the district website. If you have questions about our gluten-free options, please contact your child’s school cafeteria manager. Please contact our Registered Dietitian at 512-464-8332 for additional assistance.
Does the cafeteria offer meat with Lean Finely-Textured Beef (LFTB) a.k.a. “pink slime”?
How are portion sized determined?
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) determines the portions by age so they better meet the food and nutritional needs of children. These portions or serving standards designed to give each child at their age level one-third of their daily nutritional requirement of food. Please add this link: https://www.choosemyplate.gov/
How is the price of reduced meals and student paid meals determined?
What about high fructose corn syrup and sugary items on the menu?
All of our menu items are picked by nutrition specialists to contain more whole grain and protein than the typical cafeteria lunch. We pride ourselves on the quality of the product we produce in our kitchens.
Why is flavored milk offered?
What beverage substitution is made for students who are lactose intolerant or have milk sensitivity?
Do you offer vegetarian meals?
Yes, every day there is at least one vegetarian entrée option. All vegetarian options appear on the menu in green print.