Cafeteria Manager – Cynthia Dekle

Did you know that you can apply for free or reduced meals for your child on the district website? You may apply at St. Lucie Nutrition.

A letter will be sent home with your child as soon as the application has been approved/rejected.

  • Breakfast – Begins at 8:00 am. All students receive free breakfast. Students wanting breakfast should report directly to the cafeteria.
  • Lunch – Students eat with their class. All students receive free lunch.
  • Lunch boxes/bags are permitted. NO glass products are allowed. No gum, candy, or soda.
  • Birthdays are celebrated during lunch. Cookies or cupcakes can be sent for the entire class but must be sealed. No home-baked goods will be distributed to students.


Manatee Academy Cafeteria Rules

Stay on Task

  • Stay seated at your table – Raise your hand for assistance
  • Eat your own food

Take Responsibility

  • Clean your own area – No food leaves the cafeteria
  • Listen for instructions

Act Safely

  • Walk in a line
  • Hands, feet, utensils, food, trays, and other items to yourself

Respect Others

  • Say “Please, Thank you and Excuse me”
  • Use inside voices