Nutrition Services

CCSD#1 Nutrition Services
615 Hamilton Street
Douglas, Wyoming 82633

"In a timely and efficient manner, we will provide each customer a nutritious, healthy meal within a safe, sanitary, and cheerful environment every day, with the goal of enhancing our community's learning experience."








Laura Bunting                                                 Monty Gilbreath                                                Kristy Ortega

Head Cashier                                        Nutrition Services Director                     Nutrition Services Manager


“In a timely and efficient manner, we will provide each customer a nutritious healthy meal within a safe, sanitary, and cheerful environment every day, with the goal of enhancing our communities learning experience.”


On behalf of CCSD#1 Nutrition Service Department, welcome back! We are looking forward to serving you tasty and nutritious meals during the 2022-2023 school year. Listed below are the current breakfast and lunch prices.

Meal Prices:

        DPS/DIS/DUES                        Breakfast        Lunch

        Students                                      $1.45               $3.15

        Reduced                                      $0.30               $0.40

        Adults                                         $1.90               $4.15


        DMS/DHS                                  Breakfast       Lunch

        Students                                      $1.50               $3.45

        Reduced                                      $0.30               $0.40

        Adults                                         $1.90               $4.15

A reimbursable lunch consists of one entrée, one side dish, a vegetable or fruit, and one milkIt also includes an unlimited selection(s) from our all-you-can-eat salad bar.  No salad bar will be offered at the primary school. Anything purchased other than a reimbursable meal will be charged at the ala-carte price point. If a reimbursable meal is not selected, the higher ala-carte pricing will be charged.

Ala-Carte Pricing:     Breakfast                               Lunch

                                     Entrée             $1.40               $2.50     

                                     Side                $0.80               $0.80                

                                     Milk                $0.65               $0.65

                                     Salad Bar                               $3.75

                                     Juice               $0.50              

                                     Fruit               $0.80

The child's account must have enough money to pay for all ala-carte items.

 Free and Reduced Lunch Applications:

REMINDER:  Because the USDA Free Breakfast and Lunch Program has been eliminated, CCSD#1 Nutrition Services has re-established charges for the 2022-2023 school year. These prices are the same as pre-COVID prices in the spring of 2020. Beginning July 12, 2022, all free and reduced lunch applications will be submitted via @ The link can be found at the QR Code at the end of this letter, the Nutrition Services Facebook page, and Converse County School District#1 Nutrition Services website. If you need assistance, please call the Business Office at (307) 358-2942 option # 1 or stop by to complete an application at 615 Hamilton Street, Douglas, WY 82633. 

CCSD#1 Meal Charge Policy

Converse County School District #1 recognizes that healthy, nutritious meals are an important component to student readiness and ability to learn.

This policy shall be included in Back to School letters, student handbooks, the CCSD1 website, and provided to any family joining our district during the course of the school year.

General nutrition requirements state “Schools must provide nutritious and well-balanced meals to all the children they serve.”
The district’s Nutrition Services Department is an “enterprise fund” and shall not have a negative balance at the close of the fiscal year.  Unpaid charges place a financial strain on the Nutrition Services Department and on the district’s operating budget.

To be fair and equitable and in order to ensure compliance of all who participate in the school meal program, this policy establishes procedures for methods of payment, methods of contact, and collection methods for unpaid lunch balances.

The Nutrition Service Department establishes the following goals:
     * To establish a consistent district policy;
     * To treat all students with dignity at all times;
     * To ensure all families have the opportunity to fill out the National School Lunch Program free and reduced lunch application;
     * To require parents/guardians to assume the responsibility of payments while supporting positive interactions with students ;
     * To ensure all students have access to the healthy meals they need on a daily basis.

Methods of Payment:
We require parents/guardians to prepay student accounts. Payment may be made in the form of:
     * CASH 
     * CHECK 
     * ONLINE AT: Online payments take a few days to post to the account. There is a fee from which the Nutrition Services Department does not profit. 

Accounts that have received an NSF (non-sufficient funds) check, will be changed to a cash-only account.  The business office will attempt to redeposit the check one time and will notify the responsible parent/guardian of the NSF check.  All positive balances will carry over to the next school year.  Full payment is required for all negative account balances at the end of the school year. 

How to apply for free and reduced meals:
Families eligible for free or reduced-price meals must submit a free and reduced meal application. Applications are accepted throughout the year and are located at each school office, the Central office, and online at The Central bookkeeping department will be available to assist in completing and submitting the free and reduced application.

 An application must be submitted after July 1 of each year.

Low balance notification policy:
When a student account reaches $5.00 or under, parents/guardians will receive a phone message, text message, and email through School Messenger, each week until the account is brought above $5.00.  If School Messenger notifications are blocked, you won’t receive ANY messages from the school district.

Negative balance notification policy:
When a student account reaches a negative balance, the nutrition services cashier will notify the student's classroom or homeroom teacher the next morning. The student will call a parent/guardian. Students with a negative lunch balance may not purchase additional food items. If the negative balance reaches $10.00, a letter will be sent from the school to the parent/guardian and an application for free and reduced lunch will be included. If the negative balance reaches $15.00, the school principal and nutrition services director will meet with the parent/guardian to get the situation resolved. If the negative balance reaches $25.00 no further meals will be served to the student.

Any monthly existing negative balance by staff members, that amount will be deducted from the staff's paycheck every month.

Blocking charges:
Should a parent/guardian wish to prevent a student from purchasing items from our department, a signed letter is required.

Leaving the District:  
Payment of any lunch balance due is required when leaving the district.  Any funds not claimed within one (1) year will become the property of the Converse County School District.

•    Upon checkout, the remaining funds can be transferred to any sibling account. If no siblings, parents/guardians’ address is needed. 
•    A check for the remaining balance will be mailed after board approval.
•    No cash over $10.00 will be returned at senior check out.
•    Per State Statute WS:24-4-308, credit shall not be deemed earned until the indebtedness due to unpaid lunch balances is paid.

 Our goal is to satisfy both the students and parents. Your communication is a valued tool in allowing us to complete our mission. If you have any questions or comments regarding the food or the service, please contact the main kitchen office at 358-4158.


Monty Gilbreath

Nutrition Service Director

Text Box: In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at:, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted 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; or 2. fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or 3. email: This institution is an equal opportunity provider. 05/05/22

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