We’re committed to

  • Putting our students mind and body first!
  • High quality, delicious and nutritious food that is prepared and served by well-trained staff
  • Good Food = Good Mood
  • Treating everyone with respect as they enter our kitchens!

About Our Department

MISSION: The Food Service & Nutrition Department is focused on fueling student bodies & minds with well-balanced, nutritious and appetizing meals to enhance learning performance and overall health and well-being. Meals are planned to follow high nutritional standards set by the United States Department of Agriculture. Food served in our cafeterias is prepared and served by well-trained staff who meet all local, state and federal regulations to meet USDA nutritional requirements and ensure food safety. It is also of utmost importance to run an efficient food service operation in which food safety is our culture. 

West Marshall CSD Food & Nutrition Services General Overview

Learn more about USDA NUTRITION Standards


PRICING & Meal account information

2023-2024 Food & Nutrition Services Price List (GooGle doc)

 *LUNCH DEPOSIT BALANCE GUIDE (GOOGLE SHEET) (Use this as a resource to help determine the amount of money to deposit in the lunch account)

LUNCH ACCOUNT DEPOSITS (JMC Online Payment Instructions)

Negative Meal Charge Policy_710.4 (PDF)

Lunch Account Balance Refund Form (PDF) Complete this form if your student(s) will no longer be attending West Marshall Community School District. Please turn this in to one of the Administrative Assistants.

Diet Modification Form (PDF)

Food Allergen Chart (Google Sheet) 

Free & Reduced Meal Benefit Information

Learn about the free and reduced meal benefit program here (PDF)

Public release of 2023-2024 meal benefit eligibility (PDF)

2023-2024 Free & Reduced Meal Benefit Application Options

Free and Reduced applications (paper or online) can be completed now. Processing of all applications will begin on Tuesday, August 8, 2023.

1. online: Meal Benefit Application ONLINE INSTRUCTIONS (JMC Parent portal user id and password needed)

2. paper: Meal Benefit application PAPER OPTION

REMINDER!  IF YOU QUALIFY for Free/Reduced meals, you may also be eligible for other benefits including a full or partial waiver of school fees.  In order to be considered for/approved for these additional benefits, you must complete the additional waiver.

West marshall CSD wellness policy information

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.
Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-
0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

1. mail:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or

2. fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or

3. email: program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Iowa Non-Discrimination Statement:

“It is the policy of this CNP provider not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or religion in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code section 216.6, 216.7, and 216.9. If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy by this CNP Provider, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office building, 400 E. 14th St. Des Moines, IA 50319-1004; phone number 515- 281-4121, 800-457-4416; website: https://icrc.iowa.gov/.”

West Marshall Community School District is an equal opportunity provider.

Breakfast & Lunch Menus

Meet Our Team

Food and Nutrition Staff Contacts

Staff Member Title Email
Tarah Andrews Food Service Director tandrews@wmcsd.org 641-483-2165
Pauline Buck High School Manager pbuck@wmcsd.org 641-483-2136
LaRay Plath Middle School Manager lplath@wmcsd.org 641-483-2165
Stacey Ray Elementary Manager sray@wmcsd.org 641-483-2671