The cost of breakfast and lunch at Lead-Deadwood Schools are slated to increase by 10 to 20 cents for the upcoming school year, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. The cost of reduced meal prices will hold steady into the new school year.
Full-price breakfast for students will be $1.80 in the 2017-2018 school year, up 10 cents over the previous year. Adults will pay $2.50 for breakfast, marking a 15 cent increase. Full-price lunches will cost $2.60 for kindergarten through grade five and 2.85 for grades six through twelve, each up 10 cents from last year. Adult lunches will cost $3.60, reflecting a 20 cent increase.
Last year, the district served 52,403 free or reduced meals, marking a decrease from the 2015-2016 school year in which 57,765 free or reduced meals were served to students.
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