Food Services

Doris Johnson
Doris Johnson
Director of Food Services

317-485-3100 x5109

School Lunch Nourished...Respected...Cared For

Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation knows that good nutrition and learning are dependent on each other.  MVCSC strives to provide healthy and nutritious meals students enjoy, which will keep students fueled and attentive to learning. All meals and snacks served are certified to meet strict state and federal child nutrition regulations.



What's New!

  • Welcome to the 2021-2022 School Year! Those new to the District may check out the Food Services Directive for information about nutrition, building-a-meal, meal payments, and more! 
  • MVCSC is pleased to announce that the USDA has approved a nationwide waiver due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that ALL students can receive FREE meals at school.  The Indiana Department of Education has now given Indiana schools the approval to start this program.  The USDA waiver states this program is currently in effect through June 30, 2022.” Please see details HERE.



2022 Summer Meal Information


MVCSC is NOT participating in the Summer Food Service Program this year.

Below is a list of local resources providing meals and other ways to find meals. 


Text "Summer Meals" or "Verano" to 914-342-7744 (USDA)


Text "food" or "comida" to 304-304 (No Kid Hungry)


Additionally find a listing here of other resources within Hancock County!



2021-2022 SCHOOL MENUS


Breakfast is served daily in the Cafeteria, including on 2-hour delays.


Breakfast Hours:

Fortville Elementary-7:15-7:45

McCordsville Elementary-7:25-7:45

Mt.Comfort Elementary-7:25-7:45

Middle School-8:25-8:45

High School-8:15-8:35






LIFE Center





Lunch Hours:

Fortville Elementary-10:00am-1:00pm

McCordsville Elementary-10:00am-1:00pm

Mt.Comfort Elementary-10:00am-1:00pm

Middle School-11:00am-1:20pm

High School-11:25am-1:25pm


Elementary- May

- Fortville

- McCordsville

- Mt. Comfort



- May



- May


LIFE Center

- May

*All menus subject to change*






P-EBT Information

"P-EBT was authorized by the Families First Corona Virus Response Act. The purpose of P-EBT is to provide food assistance to families with students who would have received free or reduced lunch while attending school but are not in school due to COVID-19 restrictions. This benefit is available only to families with students enrolled in an Indiana school, and were eligible for free or reduced lunch or the school is a Community Eligibility Provision participant. To participate in the P-EBT program schools must be eligible and students must be eligible. The eligibility criteria is below.


  • Schools must be closed or had a delayed start OR have a hybrid model in place.
  • Schools must be a provider of the National School Lunch Program and/or School Breakfast Program.
  • Students must be enrolled in an Indiana School.

    Students are participating in a virtual or hybrid school schedule. Hybrid schedule allows students to participate in school via a virtual learning option including:
    • Students attend school by last name,
    • Students attend school by grade level,
    • Students are attending school virtually due to quarantine,
    • Students are attending school virtually due to isolation,
    • Students are attending school virtually due to parental choice, or
    • Students attend school both virtual and in person.
  • Students must be eligible to receive free/reduced lunch or breakfast for the 2020-2021 school year under normal National School Lunch Program standards. Schools may use 2019-2020 data, if 2020-2021 data is unavailable." 
  • For more Information please visit The FSSA's Website Here


Start your day off right! Here are some reasons to visit the cafeteria in the morning: 

Eat Right Article

Wake Up with School Breakfast


 Second Student Meals  $2.50 
 Adults  $2.50
 Second Student Meals  $4.60
 Adult  $4.60
 Milk  $0.50






**A la carte items cost extra and not included in meal pricing.


Any family wishing to apply for meal assistance may do so by logging into Skyward Family Access, opening the Food Service tab and clicking on Applications. Applications must be filled out every year. Students eligible for free or reduced lunch assistance may qualify for textbook/device rental fee assistance; also watch for textbook rental assistance option in the online application.

Free/Reduced Application Guidelines


e-Funds is the current system being used for lunch accounts. You may transfer money into your child's account, load funds, and set alerts using this online system. For more information about how to set up an account, please go to our e-Funds webpage or click here.


The Food Services Department strives to provide a nutritional menu that meets state and federal requirements as well as healthy food that students enjoy. The MVCSC Food Services staff know that good nutrition is needed to help provide a healthy learning environment. 


MVCSC utilizes the Offer vs. Serve program, which empowers students to make decisions about what they want to eat, while ensuring that each meal is balanced and nutritious.

Please refer to the links below for information about how to build a healthy, reimbursable meal tray. 

Easy Build-a-Lunch Flyer

Parent's Lunch Line Guide


If your child has any food allergies and/or special dietary needs, please fill out the Dietary Restriction Form.


Each month, a seasonal fruit or vegetable will be featured on the Food Services website to help introduce students to new and healthy foods. Nutritional benefits, fun facts, and simple recipes will be highlighted to encourage students to eat a rainbow of fruits and vegetables.


Click to view the Harvest of each Month:

Eat a Rainbow of colorful fruits & veggies everyday!

For even more information and fun activities about fruits and vegetables, visit:

For further food services questions, please contact:

Food Services Director
Doris Johnson - 317-485-3100, ext. 5109 -

Food Services Assistant Director

Kasey Pasyk, RD, LD - 317-485-3100, ext. 5107 -


  • MVCSC Food Services Directive