School Meals

General Info 

  • For more information on school meals, check out the DeKalb County School District School Nutrition Services page.

  • Elementary school menus are updated monthly and available here.

  • DCSD meal payment info is available here.

  • Information and applying for Free & Reduced meals, including an eligibility and walk-through video, are available here.

  • School Cafe is used by DCSD for online meal payments to students school meal accounts.

  • Here is the parents guide to School Cafe.

  • School Cafe allows parents to add money to their children’s school meal account using a credit or debit card. Once an account is established, parents can check balances and fund their children’s accounts online via their secure website. 

  • Students use their DCSD Student ID# at checkout to pay through their account.

  • In addition to School Cafe account the school also accepts cash and money order as forms of payment: money order should be made out to Laurel Ridge Elementary. (Personal checks not accepted).

  • LRES families are invited to join their students for the annual Thanksgiving luncheon & Loved Ones breakfast.

  • Parents are welcome to send or bring birthday treats for their child's class at lunchtime.

  • No glass containers or sodas allowed in packed lunches.

  • Students do not have access to refrigerator or microwave.

  • LRES is not a nut-free campus, although nut-free tables are organized as needed. Please inform teacher or administration if your child has an allergy and they will work with you.

  • Lunchtimes vary by grade and class, check with your child's teacher for time.

  • Questions about school nutrition and school meal accounts can be to our Cafeteria Manager (email to be posted when available).

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Breakfast

  • 7:15 am to 7:45 am

  • Daily menus can be found through the DCSD app, available here.

  • Monthly elementary school menus are available here.

  • $1.55 per student

  • $0.30 per student (reduced meal cost)

Lunch

  • Lunchtimes vary by grade and class, check with your child's teacher for their lunch time.

  • Daily menus can be found through the DCSD app, available here.

  • Monthly elementary school menus are available here.

  • $2.70 per student

  • $0.40 per student (reduced meal cost)

Laurel Ridge Elementary School
1215 Balsam Drive
Decatur GA, 30033
678-874-6902 (Office)
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*This site is maintained by the Laurel Ridge Elementary PTA. Click here for official DeKalb County School District site.