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A parent information guide provided by SJCSD can be found here.

Cafeteria Prices/Payment

Lunch menus are available at The St. Johns County School Board approved the following prices for meals for the 2023-24 school year. Elementary school prices are $3.25 for lunch and $1.75 for breakfast. Reduced lunch prices are $0.40 for lunch and $0.30 for breakfast. The application can be completed online at

The Food and Nutrition Services Department will no longer be using SchoolPay for prepayments of breakfast/lunch and have switched back to PayPAMS.

Parents/Guardians will need to create a new account, even if you used PayPAMS in the past. Previous accounts are no longer valid in the PayPAMS system.


Refunds are addressed at the school level and require a written request. Please contact the food service manager, Ms. Williams at 547-3771 for a refund. 

Parental Restrictions

Restrictions can be placed on your student’s meal account by requesting in writing the restrictions. Once restrictions are placed, they can only be removed by the parent or guardian in a written letter/email to the food service manager, Ms. Williams. 

A La Carte Items

Ocean Palms provides several a la carte items in the Cafeteria. These items include choices such as mozzarella cheese string, 10oz Tropicana juice, fruit roll-ups, Welch’s fruit snacks, Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Treats, Pop-Tarts, bottled water, baked chips, Papa John’s pizza (Friday), cookies, frozen fruit bars and ice cream (Tuesday and Friday). These items range in price from $0.60 to $2.50 and are not included in the free and reduced meal program.

Free and Reduced Applications

Parents and guardians are encouraged to complete one application per family. Please return the application to the school where the youngest child is enrolled. The approval process can take up to ten (10) days to complete.