Check out PNGISD meal prices, how to apply for free or reduced pricing

Published 12:10 am Tuesday, June 30, 2020

PORT NECHES — Parents or guardians are welcome to apply to see if their children in the Port Neches-Groves Independent School District qualify for free or reduced-price meals.

Among regular prices, breakfast is $1.25 for children in prekindergarten through fifth grades and $1.35 for sixth through 12th grade students. Lunch is $2.25 for children in kindergarten through third grades, $2.50 for fourth and fifth grades and $2.75 for sixth through 12th grades.

Reduced-prices meals are 30 cents for breakfast and 40 cents for lunch.

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Parents and guardians may apply at any time during the school year.

A child with a parent or guardian who becomes unemployed may become eligible for free and reduced-price meals if the household income drops below the income limit.

Those who received a notification letter that a child is directly certified for free or reduced-price meals should not complete an application. If a child was approved last year, that application is good only for that school year and the first few days of this school year.

To receive an application for free or reduced-price meals, contact Melissa Nunnelly at 409-729-7644, ext. 329, or email All applications should be returned to Melissa Nunnelly, 1401 Merriman, Port Neches, TX 77651.