Nutrition Program

Lehigh Valley Academy has been awarded a grant to provide a FREE breakfast & lunch to students K-12, regardless of their current eligibility. This program applies to lunches served in school as well as the Meal Pack Pick Up program.
We encourage everyone to take advantage of this free program.
Please visit Meal Pack Info for Hybrid & Online Learners for information on how to pick up the meal packs.
Meals no longer need to be ordered in advance.

School Nutrition Program Procedures

Lehigh Valley Academy is happy to offer healthy meals for breakfast and lunch. Two lunch options are available:

  • Main meal (includes meat)

  • Vegetarian meal (meatless)

  *** For both breakfast and lunch, LVA implements 'Offer vs. Serve', meaning students have a choice of which food components they wish to take within the items on menu that day (state mandated regulations apply). ***


Meal Costs:

  • Lunch K-8: $3.25 each         

  • Lunch 9-12: $3.50 each

  • Breakfast K-12: $2.00 each

Free and Reduced National School Lunch Program Applications:

LVA participates in the National Free and Reduced Meal Program. If interested in applying for benefits, please apply directly on-line at:  or (after July 1, 2020)

  • If your child(ren) are new to LVA and currently enrolled in the Free & Reduced Lunch Program at  another school, you can apply directly on-line at the above address, or submit a copy of the application from their previous school. With the previous approved application, your child will be eligible for free & reduced meals for the 1st 30 calendar days of the 2020-2021 school year. You must submit a new application to continue with these benefits after the initial 1st 30 calendar days of the 2020-2021 school year.

  • The cost to families that qualify for reduced meals will be $.30 per breakfast and $.40 per lunch.           

Other Important Information:

Milk is priced at $.50 per carton, and can be purchased by any student using their school cafe account during lunch periods (cash will no longer be accepted in cafeterias).

Soda is not permitted at LVA. 

“Fast Food” is not permitted at LVA. If this type of food is brought into school, a parent will be required to supply another lunch that meets the lunch requirement. Soda is not permitted at LVA.

For any questions or concerns about the School Nutrition Program please contact Lynn Berndt, School Nutrition Program Coordinator at: or
(610) 866-9660 ext. 4104.