Food Services

Going on a Field trip? The School District of Haverford Township Food Service Department can serve your child a delicious and healthy lunch—on the go!


Welcome to the 2023-24 School Year - Letter from Food Services

PIN Number for Meal and Snack Purchases Information Sheet
To kick off the new year we wanted to share a few things you and your child should know when it comes to mealtime in the school cafeteria.

Free and Reduced Meal Applications

Children need healthy meals to learn. The School District of Haverford Township offers healthy meals every school day.  

For the 2023-24 school year, Governor Shapiro’s proposed budget provides for free breakfast to all Pennsylvania public school students.

We will provide additional details about free breakfast for elementary students, which is anticipated to begin in October.

Additionally, students identified as eligible for reduced-price lunches through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) will not be charged for their meals; non-eligible students will require payment. 

• Lunch cost: High School $3.35, Middle School $3.25, Elementary $2.90

Your child(ren) may qualify for free meals or for reduced-price meals. 

APPLY: Click here to complete the application:

INSTRUCTIONS:  Click here for School Cafe instructions or watch this video for instructions on using School Cafe.  

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: Please review the eligibility information for your household here.

The National School Lunch and Breakfast Program (NSLBP) is a federally assisted service that helps schools provide meals in over 100,000 public and non-profit private schools, as well as residential child care institutions. In previous years, NSLBP provided over 31 million children with nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free meals each day. The NSLBP follows the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) guidelines for nutrition and dietary specifications for each meal provided to students.

Special Dietary Needs

If a student has a food allergy or medical condition, parents must send a written doctor’s note to the school nurse. For dietary substitutions, federal regulations require students to have a written doctor’s note. The nurse will forward this information to food service personnel. Should a student need a special dietary menu to meet their needs, please contact the food service director at (610) 853-5900 ext. 5522.

Parent Requests

All parent requests should be updated annually for student requirements or restrictions that do not require a doctor’s note. To do this, parents must notify the food service offices at (610) 853-5900 ext. 7142

Haverford offers an online payment service for parents to manage their student’s lunch accounts. This system allows parents to set up automatic payments and monitor purchases.

Please visit to set up an account.

Students will need to use their PIN number (which is also their student ID number) for all cafeteria transactions. Please have your student practice their number if they have not used it in the past while in the cafeteria.


Director of Food Services 
Lisa Taddei
(610) 853-5900 ext. 7141

Josh Winokur, Chef

Administrative Assistant
Millie Cerone 
(610) 853-5900 ext. 7142


Lunch Prices
Elementary - $2.90
Middle - $3.25
High School -  $3.35
Reduced Lunch (all levels)  FREE