DGS Food Services

District 99 partners with Chartwells to prepare meals for students. See this FAQ for additional information!

Menus During the School Year

Breakfast Menu

Breakfast is served daily from 7:30 to 8:20 a.m. and is available to all students. Breakfast Combo Meal is $3.00 (Students qualifying for free breakfast, the Combo Meal is free. Reduced price is $1.50). A la carte items charged separately.

Lunch Menu

Lunch is served daily and is available to all students. Lunch Combo Meal is $5.50. (Students qualifying for free lunch, the Combo Meal is free. Reduced price is $2.75) A la carte items charged separately.

How to Pay for Meals

All students have an account tied to their student ID. When students reach the cafeteria cashiers, they will scan their ID. To pay for meals and ala carte items, students may pay by cash or check or via the Web Store, where they may prepay for meals by echeck or credit card.

Log In to Web Store 

Financial Assistance

You must complete a Fee Waiver Application every school year in order to receive financial assistance, even if you qualified last school year. In addition, you MUST complete a form for every District 99 student in your family. 

You will find the current application by going to the “Registration” tab at the top right of the screen in Home Access Center. Click on “Update Enrollment” tab; then under “Available Forms,” select the Fee and Meal Waiver Application and click on “start” to the right:

In order for us to process your application, you must provide acceptable documentation in order to receive a fee and meal waiver so please have the following handy before you start the application:

•    A SNAP or TANF letter if applicable–for instructions on how to retrieve your documents: English Version | Spanish Version


•    Personal 2022 IRS Form 1040 Tax Return (page 1) for all people in your household 
•    Proof of current income from all sources in your household (i.e., Child Support
•    Pension, Retirement, Social Security, Workers Compensation, Unemployment, etc.) 

Please email Feewaivers@csd99.org with questions.