Hot Lunch Program

We are happy to be partnering with District 11 Food & Nutrition Services to provide a full-service lunch program for our students.

May 2022:

Lower School Menu

Upper School Menu 

Food Safety El Paso County Public Health has partnered with the El Paso County Food Safety Advisory Group to recognize licensed retail food service establishments which consistently maintain superior food safety practices. MacLaren is one of 41 meal service sites run by District 11 Food & Nutrition Services that was recognized through this award program for excellence in food safety.

If your child has special dietary needs, District 11 can help in most cases . Fill out this form to assist District 11 in serving your child. 

Apply for Meal Benefits 

Thomas MacLaren School provides meals to all students regardless of Free or Reduced Price meal status for the 2021-2022 school year.  However, you should still complete an application to obtain FRL status.
Why apply for the Free or Reduced-Price Lunch program?
Benefits may include:

  • Reduced fees for athletics and other non-school programs
  • Increased funding for your schools
  • Possible Pandemic EBT food benefits

You will need to qualify for Free or Reduced Price meals to qualify for any possible P-EBT benefits for this school year.


My School AppsTo find out if you qualify for the Free or Reduced-Price Lunch program, click here.
Select Colorado Springs School District 11 and enter the relevant household information. Under the student information section, enter your student’s information; at the bottom of the section, select Thomas MacLaren School as your school. 

Pay for Hot Lunches

Hot lunches will be served free of charge for all students during the 2021-22 school year, so there is no need to set up a new account or add money to an existing account.

Thomas MacLaren School is participating with MySchoolBucks, a payment service where you can set up automatic payments, receive low balance alerts, add
My School Bucks
 money using your credit card, and use their mobile app. This is the only way that we accept payment for hot lunches. We do not accept payment directly to the school.  
** When creating an account, select "D-11" as your district.**
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