Plaid Food Court
The Food Court Mission: Highland Park High PTA Food Service will provide high-quality, nutritious food in a professional, welcoming and courteous environment while maintaining a financially secure operation.
Volunteers, please complete the HPHS Cafeteria Volunteer Guidelines & Handwashing form prior to your first shift.
- Breakfast is served daily 7:20 a.m. - 8:20 a.m.
- Lunch is served daily.
- Serving hours 10:50 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
- Serving hours will vary with the HPHS Bell Schedule.
No outside food deliveries are allowed.
Click HERE for information on how to set up automatic payments and email notifications.
HPISD maintains a cafeteria point-of-sale software program that allows parents to safely and easily put money into their child’s account. To avoid low or negative balances, parents are encouraged to use auto-pay or email notifications. Parents or Students can also apply payments of cash or check to their account with the manager or breakfast cashier. No checks may be post-dated or held for deposit.
Cash is accepted at all lines
The policy at Highland Park High PTA Food Service on low or negative cafeteria account balances: Accounts with a balance of $5 or less will receive a low balance notification on a weekly basis. Accounts with a negative $10 will be placed on temporary hold. Anytime a senior account becomes negative the account will be placed on permanent hold. Click here to view the HPISD Low Meal Balance Policy.
Meal Assistance Program Information - click the arrow to the right to learn more
If your child is found eligible for a free breakfast or lunch, he/she will be able to purchase a basic entrée option meal only (entrée or sandwich, fruit/vegetable, milk or juice) with a maximum spend limit of $6.00/Grades K-1 or $6.50/Grades 2-4 lunch meal at Elementary Campuses and a combined breakfast and/or lunch maximum spend limit of $10.00 at Secondary Campuses, with no charge to the student. Your child’s Skyward account will be funded in the amount equal to the set above daily spend limit of the free meal rate times the number of school days left in the school calendar at the time of application approval. Any purchases above the amount funded to the child’s account will be the responsibility of the child. If your child qualifies for a reduced meal, he/she will be able to purchase a basic entrée option meal only (entrée or sandwich, fruit/vegetable, milk or juice). Your child’s Skyward account will be funded in the amount equal to the provided meal rate of $3.75/meal (elementary) and $5.50/day (secondary), times the number of school days left in the school calendar at the time of application approval for reduced meal assistance. Any purchases above the amount funded to the child’s account will be the responsibility of the child. Money will be placed into the child’s Skyward account with a limit for either free or reduced rate, based on determined eligibility.
Click here to visit the Highland Park ISD Meal Assistance Program district webpage for the annual application and information about applying for assistance.
Volunteer Serving Instructions:
- Keep our students healthy
- Please observe all serving procedures.
- Wash hands when arriving and whenever you leave the serving area.
- Wear disposable gloves and change the glove when you handle anything other than serving containers. Wash hands before putting on new gloves.
- Remove your disposable apron before entering the restroom. Put on new apron before returning to the serving line
- Do not eat or drink from an open cup in the serving or cooking area.
- Any question about serving size, please ask an employee.
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