Food Service Department

Food service info

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Lapeer Community Schools is transitioning to a new PaySchools Central platform starting Friday, July 23, 2021.
Below is a great introductory video that will give you an overview of the website.
Introduction to Payschools Central

The parent user guide (attached) will provide step by step instructions to guide you through the registration process. Once you have registered your account and have assigned your student(s) to your account (using their 5 digit student ID), you will be able to do the following: 
  1. Add your payment method(s)
  2. View the balance of and/or add funds to your student's Meal Account (this will connect to the District's new Meal Magic system)
  3. Set up an Auto-Replenishment option to your student's Meal Account
  4. Pay for any assigned fees tied to your student; such as Pay to Participate, Summer School, etc.
  5. Download the PaySchools Central App to your phone or tablet for easy access!

Starting Friday, July 23rd, you can access the new site here ( or on the District's website. Please be aware that access to the former platform will not be available, and you will be required to re-register with PaySchools Central. 

If you experience difficulties registering your account, you can contact The PaySchools Central Support team at or call 877-393-6628.

Click here for the Parent Guide
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We do more than feed hungry students at Lapeer Community School District.  We improve the well-being of our students by preparing fresh, delicious, and nutritious meals they love.  We engage students and all their senses through the creation of new and fresh dining experiences that improve their school day.  Our wide variety of menu items, programs and initiatives nourish student's bodies, minds, and spirits.

More than 4,000 students take part in the district's Food Service Program which is supported by the National School Lunch Program and meets the U.S.D.A. nutrition standards
Meals include entree choices, fresh fruits, and vegetables, milk, al a carte beverage, and snacks. Menus are published in elementary newsletters and posted in secondary schools. Interactive menus are available online. 

Breakfast and lunch are available free or at a reduced price for qualifying students. LCS provides a Universal Breakfast free of charge to all students.

 Paper and online applications are available for free and reduced meals and can be completed at any point during the school year. 

 To apply online, (preferred method). Contact the Food Service Department for your username and password. If you do not know your log in information, please contact the Food Service Secretary at (810) 538-1648. 


To extend our passion, dedication, knowledge and enthusiasm into serving each student delicious and nutritious meals.  To nourish the bodies, minds and spirits of our students and pave the way for a lifetime of success and well-being.

What does "eatlearnlive." mean?

eat.  We improve the well-being of our students by preparing fresh, delicious and nutritious meals they love.  We engage students and all of their senses through the creation of new and fresh dining experiences that improve their school day.

learn.  We build sharp minds and strong bodies with a healthful, balanced approach to school dining.  We share our knowledge of the life-enhancing benefits of good nutrition with students, our families and our communities.

live.  We enrich the lives of our students and the communities we live through socially responsible and sustainability best practices.  We are planting the seeds of health and wellness

 Contact Information
   Administration and Services Center
 250 Second Street
 Lapeer, MI  48446
Staff:   Joanne VanHouten  Director Food Service         
   Joan Halsted  Asst. Director Food Service
   Nicole Patridge  Secretary
 Phone:  (810) 538-1648  
 Fax:  (810) 667-2407  
Office Hours:  7:30 am - 4:00 pm   

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