Douglas County School District Nutrition Services

2812 N Highway 85 Bldg E

 Castle Rock CO 80109


Join our Team!

Positions available starting at $15/hr!  

For more information, contact 

Nicole Bantau at 303-387-0329  

or apply online:

Click Here to Apply


Updated February 4, 2021

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will extend the summer meal programs through the end of the 2020-21 school year. DCSD Nutrition Services began these services on September 18. Beginning February 8th, 2021, breakfast and lunch bags will be available Friday's only for pick-up at select DCSD neighborhood middle schools and at all DCSD neighborhood high schools. 

  • Free for all kids 18 and under regardless of enrollment
  • For 100% Remote Learners, bags will contain 7 days of breakfast and lunch meals.
  • For Hybrid 2.0 Learners, bags will contain 5 days of breakfast and lunch meals.  
  • For Full In-Person Learners, bags will contain 2 days of breakfast and lunch meals.  
  • During pickup, please tell us if your child is a Remote, Hybrid or In-person learner.
  • For the safety of our employees, please wear a mask during pick up.  
  • Pick-up time is 1:00-2:00 p.m. on Fridays
    •  Pick-up locations are select DCSD neighborhood middle schools and all DCSD neighborhood high  schools; and Roxborough Primary  Elementary (see the full list herePlease check the pickup location  site list weekly as pickup locations may change.  
    • Curbside pick-up and drive through in the parent drop-off line (unless otherwise noted on list)

For In-Person Learners, lunch will still be free at all Elementary Middle and High Schools as well as participating charter schools until the end of the school year. Additional items such as extra milk, snacks and seconds will be available for purchase at cost.  

The menu can be viewed by clicking on the School Menus tab to the right, or the Lunch Menus tab above and selecting Remote Weekly Meal Bags Menu.  There will be periodic substitutions of items due to inventory shortages from our manufacturers.  

Please visit our FB page  for the most recent updates.  

For the safety of our wonderful staff, please wear a mask during pickup.  Thank you!

Pickup Sites

Heating Instructions

General Heating and Storage Instructions

**Due to oven and microwave variances, times and temperatures may require adjustments. Remove foil

from products before microwaving. Unless otherwise noted in specific instructions below, remove foods

from packaging and place in oven or microwave safe dish before heating

For best product quality, heat product to the following minimum internal temperature as measured by a

thermometer. Warning: CONTENTS WILL BE HOT.

The internal temperature should hold for 15 seconds:

140°F: Fruit, vegetables, grains, and legumes

155°F: Eggs, Beef, Pork

165°F: Chicken

Refrigerated food : Use within 5 days.

Frozen food: Keep frozen until use. Use within one month.

Dry foods- Refer to manufacturer date labels.

Individual Items

As many of you know, USDA has approved free meals for all students for this school year. They have also approved this to be retroactive to the beginning of the school year. If your student purchased a qualifying meal(s) in August 2020, we have credited their account for the cost of the meal(s). The credit will show as "Legacy Balance Import" in your student's account with a date of 10/15/2020.


Vision Statement

Douglas County School District Nutrition Services is committed to providing the highest quality meals for your child. We work to create an environment where your child can learn to make healthy decisions that lead to a healthy lifestyle.

Nutrition Services Employee Referral Program

Do you know someone that enjoys working with food and having nights, weekends and summers off? Refer them to Nutrition Services and receive up to $300!

How Does It Work?

Nutrition Services is looking for great referrals! We will pay an active District employee $200 for the successful hire of a candidate and completion of 90 days continuous employment and an additional $100 after a full year of service with DCSD Nutrition Services. Referred candidates must mention your name during the interview process. Feel free to contact Nicole Bantau at with any questions and for program rules.

Lunch Meal Prices

Elementary alt tag

Lunch $3.00

Second Entree $1.75

Breakfast $2.00

Milk $.75

Middle School alt tag

Lunch $3.25

All other items are a la carte

Breakfast $2.25

Milk $.75

High School

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Lunch (Meal Deal) $3.50

All other items, including breakfast, are a la carte


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Lunch w/o Milk $3.75

Breakfast $2.75

Milk $.75

For Charter School pricing, please contact the school directly.

Elementary and Middle School Lunches contain an Entree, Milk and the student’s choice of fruit/vegetable or both. If neither a fruit or a vegetable are taken, everything will be priced as separate ala carte items.

Did you know we do professional Catering?

Want to know more? Click on the Catering Ribbon to view our exciting menu options!