Children need healthy meals to learn. The St. James R-1 School District strives to offer healthy meals every school day.
If you have any questions regarding the Free & Reduced Lunch Program or Online Meal Deposits, please call Linda Webster, St. James R-I Director of Food Services, at 573-261-3712.
Free & Reduced Lunches
Breakfast is $1.50 at the Elementary and $1.75 at the Middle School and High School. Lunch is $2.00 at the Elementary and $2.25 at the Middle School and High School.
Your child(ren) may qualify for free meals or for a reduced price ($0.30 - Breakfast; $0.40 - Lunch). Follow the link below to apply.
Online Meal Deposits
You can now use the Online Parent Portal to pay meal fees online! To provide this service at no cost to the school district, a convenience fee is added to each transaction; the fee covers processing costs. The convenience fee is a sliding scale charge based on the amount of deposit. The maximum deposit allowed is $200.
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. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact the 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 the USDA and provide in the letter all 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 the USDA by:
Mail : U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20250-9410
Fax: 202-690-7442; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.