Pasco school lunch, breakfast prices creep upward

LAND O'LAKES — Sorry, parents, you haven't seen the last of the cafeteria price hikes in Pasco County schools.

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Increased already in March, the cost for breakfast and lunch goes up again with the start of the 2009-10 academic year as the food and nutrition services department aims to offset rising costs and shrinking reserves.

Breakfast will increase by a nickel. Lunch will go up a dime.

The new charges are:

Breakfast: Elementary, $1.25; secondary, $1.40; adult, $1.60.

Lunch: Elementary, $2; secondary, $2.50; adult, $3.35.

The district also offers alternative lunch combinations at secondary schools for $3, and a variety of a la carte options.

Want to pay in advance? Families can set up an account at MyLunchMoney.com. Have your child's student identification number and a Visa or MasterCard credit or debit card available to register.

Pasco school lunch, breakfast prices creep upward 08/01/09 [Last modified: Saturday, August 1, 2009 5:30am]

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