District 301 utilizes My School Bucks for student lunch account management. Click here to set up your free account. Choose CCUSD 301. If you need assistance setting up your account, click here for detailed instructions.

You will need your students’ ID number to sign up for the account. The ID number may be found in Skyward; open the + tab and click on ‘Student Information’. Your student’s ID number is listed as ‘Other ID’. If you have any problems please contact your school office.

My School Bucks charges a convenience fee of $2.49 per transaction, which is charged to your account.  To compensate for this fee 1 FREE Value Meal is added to your child’s lunch account for deposits of $40 or more. Deposits must result in a positive balance of $40 or more to receive bonus meal.

2020-2021 Lunch Prices

Paid Lunch Prices:

  • Elementary School $3.00
  • Middle School $3.10
  • High School $3.20

Reduced Lunch Price:

  • All Schools $0.40


  • All Schools $0.40 per 1/2 pint

Adult/Teacher Lunch Price

  • All Schools $3.75

Free & Reduced Lunch Program

The Free/Reduced Family Application for the 2020-2021 school Y\year is available here.  A student’s eligibility for free or reduced priced lunches shall be determined by the Family Size / Income Guidelines set annually by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and distributed by the Illinois State Board of Education.  Each family submitting an application will be notified in writing of the application status.

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Completed Free/Reduced Family Applications for the 2020-2021 school year can be sent to:  Food Service Department, Prairie Knolls Middle School, 225 Nesler Rd., Elgin, IL  60124

If you have any questions, please contact the Food Service Department @ 847-464-6043  ext. 8110 or email: pamela.mirenda@central301.net

Additional Information

Parents need to supply this form to their doctor for him/her to complete.  The doctor must list the foods to avoid and the appropriate substitution.   The doctor must sign the form.  Return the completed form to the school nurse.

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