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 cost is: $1.00/$.30 for reduced/free for qualified students. Students wanting breakfast should report directly to the cafeteria.
  • Lunch – Students eat with their class; cost is $2.25 K-5th Grade, $2.50 6th – 8th Grade. /$.40 for reduced/free for qualified students. Milk may be purchased for $.50
  • Charges – Students forgetting their money or lunch may charge for one day. The student will receive a note on the amount owed.
  • 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. Please notify the teacher and be aware of any food allergies in the class.


Manatee Academy Cafeteria Rules

Stay on Task

  • Stay seated at your table – Raise 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