Contact Information

If you have questions relating to Unit #40 Food Services please contact:

Denise Anderson, Food Service Director



2015-16 Lunch Applications

PDF DocumentK - 8 Lunch Application
PDF Document9 - 12 Lunch Application

School Wellness Policy

PDF Document6:50-AP Local Wellness Policy


Other Information

PDF DocumentBenefits of Breakfast
PDF DocumentUSDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Effingham Community Schools

Food Services

Our mission as the Unit #40 food service staff is to provide nutritious, eye appealing foods that promote healthy eating habits. We will serve the students in a safe, clean, and friendly enviroment to promote healthy bodies and minds that will enable them to EXCEL!

Our department employs 30 well trained staff members including a food service director, cafeteria coordinator, head cooks, cooks, and cashiers.  Welcome to Effingham Unit #40 Food Services web page.


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.



My Plate - website

Nutrition Facts

Why are breads, cereals, rice, and pasta important?

These foods provide complex carbohydrates (starches), which are an important source of energy, especially in low fat diets. They also provide vitamins, minerals, and fiber. the Food Guide Pyramid suggests 6 to 11 servings of these foods a day, half being whole grain.