Montague Area Public Schools

Food Service Department

Free and Reduced Application

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Free and reduced application guideline and instructions

Free and Reduced application common questions  

Free and Reduced Meals Application

Free and Reduced Meals Application-Spansih Version  

   at Montague Area Public Schools 

The district has switched to SendMoneyTo for on-line payments for lunch and breakfast.  Click on link below for more details




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School Meals Offer Help in Tough Economy

The Free and Reduced School Meal Program has been helping families by offer free or reduced priced breakfast or lunch to families that meet certain guidelines.  ....(read full article)


                             School Meals Just Got Healthier

The nutritious offering continue to improve with the 2014-2015 school year, students can expect benefits from healthier school lunches and breakfast. Thanks to the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act, major improvements are being made across the country to transform school food and to promote better nutrition and reduce childhood obesity. The new meal pattern will see the following changes:     

1.   More fruits and vegetables offered each day.
2. Students MUST select at least one fruit or vegetable each day with breakfast and lunch.
3. A red/orange vegetable MUST be offered each week, such as
tomatoes, sweet potatoes or carrots.
Salads must be prepared with a dark, green leafy lettuce, such
romaine lettuce or spinach.
Only lowfat white and nonfat flavored milk is to be offered.
6. Dried beans or legumes MUST be offered at least once a week.
7. Calorie levels for the different grade levels will be monitored.
8. Sodium levels for the different grade levels will be monitored.
9. All grains and breads offered each week must be whole

10. All food sold outside of the school meal program must meet new strict nutrition guidelines


Dan Gorman
Food Service DirectorMontague Area Public Schools4882 Stanton BlvdMontague, MI


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Montague Area Public Schools Food Service Department is committed to providing and serving foods that best enhance our students' academic, athletic and personal performance. Montague Food Service Department prepares breakfast and lunch for over 1000 students daily, preschool through 12th grade. U.S.D.A. guidelines are followed to ensure that our children are offered healthy choices at every age level. Each lunch includes a main entree and side choices of fat free chocolate or white milk, juice, fruit, vegetables and breads. All schools have a salad bar and over a dozen fruit and vegetable choices each day.

Montague Area Public Schools utilizes a debit card system for lunch purchases.  Your child can accesses his/her account with a PIN number.  The program allows parents to prepay student meals.  Parents can also add special instructions to their child's account in order to inform the food service department of allergies and other menu instructions. 

Montague Area Public Schools participates in the Federal Free and Reduced Lunch Program.  Request for more information can be directed to Dan Gorman at (231)981-4512 or email @  



Mr. Gorman watching good nutrition at Montague Area Public Schools.
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