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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is there a link between good eating habits and student performance in school?

  • How do I find out if my child (children) qualifies for free/reduced-price meals?

  • Is my child getting the nutrients he/she needs from school meals?

  • How do I purchase meals for my child?

  • How can I check the balance of my child’s account?

  • What happens to the money in my child’s account at the end of the school year, or if my child transfers to another Irving ISD school?

  • Does my child have to purchase an entire meal?

  • Do kids throw away a lot of food?

  • What should I do if my child requires special diet modifications?

  • Sometimes I think that portions are too large, or are too small. Who sets the size of portions?

  • How are the menus organized? Who sets them?

  • Why do adults pay more than children for the same meal?