Unit #40 Food Service offers breakfast and lunch in each of our school cafeterias. The regular price for breakfast in kindergarten through 8th grade buildings is $2.20 and lunch is $2.70. The regular price for a Type A breakfast at Effingham High School for students and adults is $2.30. A Type A lunch is $2.95 for students and $3.20 for adults. We offer many a la carte items at EHS, which are priced individually.
Free & Reduced Lunch Program
National School Lunch Program & Breakfast Program
Kindergarten through 8th grade buildings participate in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and the National School Breakfast Program. Students who qualify in these buildings may participate in the Free and Reduced Lunch Program. A reduced price breakfast is $0.30 and a reduced price lunch is $0.40. Applications for this program are available online or may be picked up in any of the school offices.
Illinois Free Program
Effingham High School participates in the Illinois Free Program. Students at EHS who qualify may receive free breakfast and lunch. Applications for this program are available online or may be picked up at the Hearts Rock Café.
Lunch Debit System
The food service department uses a debit system to administer student lunch accounts in all buildings. We ask that parents maintain a balance in their child's account that will cover all food and beverage purchases. You may check your child's account balance by calling the school office.
This school participates in a federally-funded Child Nutrition Program and any meals, milk, and snacks served must meet program requirements. Reasonable meal accommodations must be made when the accommodation requested is due to a disability and supported by a physician's statement. Reasonable meal accommodations may be made for children without disabilities who may still have special dietary needs; a medical statement may be required. For more information regarding this please contact Denise Andeson, Unit #40 Food Service Director, at 217-540-1527.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Kindergarten - 8th grade: $2.20
High School Type A: $2.30
High School Ala Carte available Adults - $2.30
Kindergarten - 8th grade: $2.70
High School Type A: $2.95
High School Ala Carte available Adults - $3.20