School Nutrition

Lunch Times
  • Kindergarten through 1st Grade: 11:00AM – 11:25AM
  • 2nd Grade through 4th Grade: 11:30AM – 11:55AM
  • 5th Grade through 8th Grade: 12:00PM – 12:25PM
Student Meal Information

We use a contracted vendor, Preferred Meals to provide healthy and nutritious food for our students. They provide menus one month in advance on their website, or through the link provided below. Click here to visit the Preferred Meals website.

Importance of Breakfast

Why should my student eat a healthy breakfast?


Cost for school meals for the 2019-2020 school year are

  • Full Pay: Breakfast – $2.50, Lunch – $3.65
  • Reduced Pay: Breakfast – $.30, Lunch – $.40

If you would like to add money to your student’s account, or even check your balance, please go to and create an account for your student. If you don’t know your student’s ID number, please contact the school.

*Our school is in line and partnering with the State of North Carolina as well as the USDA to provide Free and Reduced Meals to those families in need. Click here to learn more.

Note: our school is listed in the “T’s” for The Capitol Encore Academy.

If there are any questions or concerns regarding the school nutrition program, please contact Joe Salisbury at or (910) 849-0888.

*”The U.S. Department of Agriculture of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or if all or in part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at,.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form.  You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form.  Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (in Spanish).

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.”