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                                 Meals at No Cost for Children

Omaha Public Schools is able to offer meals at no cost to all children, ages 18 and under, through the end of the 2020-2021 school year.  Under a waiver issued from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, remote learners, in-school learners, and community children, ages 1 -18, will receive breakfast and lunch. 

Any funds which paid for meals since August 18, 2020 have been credited back into the student's accounts.

Omaha Public Schools is offering Meals2Go at no cost to students who are learning remotely at Omaha Public Schools and community children, ages 1 - 18.  Each bag contains school favorites, whole grains, fruits, and vegetables.  Milk is available as an option. 

*All children and students ages 18 and younger may participate

*Meals2Go are available on Mondays (breakfast and lunch for Monday and Tuesday) and Wednesdays (breakfast and lunch for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday)

*Curbside pick-up will be at any of the schools who are currently distributing meals; registration is not required

*Because the cafeteria staff is serving meals in the school, the meal pick up time is 8:30 - 9:30 in the middle and high schools and 9:30 - 10:30 in the elementary schools

*Bring the child's or student's ID; report card, schedule, birth certificate, etc. when picking up the meals.

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     We are hiring for the 2020-21 school year 

School cafeteria employees are skilled professionals in the food service industry.  No longer referred to as "lunch ladies," they offer more to students than simply handing out school breakfasts and lunches and are one of many groups of people who can contribute to a child's  education.  Working alongside teachers, coaches, counselors, librarians, and other school personnel, cafeteria employees can make a difference in the life of a child.  By preparing and serving healthy meals, they help support the core mission of education, especially  when it comes to boosting student's concentration, focus, and cognitive function

If you want to know more about the rewarding career of a Nutrition Services employee, please click on the Employment Opportunities tab at the top of the page.

2020 - 2021 Meal Pricing






No Cost

No Cost


Elementary Lunch




Secondary Lunch




It is our mission to enhance the health and well being of our customers, the students and the staff of each building, by providing high quality meals accompanied by high quality service.

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. Individual 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: https://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust_html 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: program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

USDA Statement - USDAEng.pdf

Declaración del USDA - USDASp.pdf