Robbinsdale Area Schools
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Nutrition Services

Apply today for free and reduced meals (Educational Benefits)

Students who qualify for free or reduced priced meals will receive FREE breakfast and FREE lunch, along with receiving reduced rates for certain school fees as well as Community Education classes. Applications must be filled out every school year in order to qualify; applications can be completed any time during the school year.

Complete an application Online

You can also request a paper application from any school or the Education Service Center at 4148 Winntekta Avenue North in New Hope.

FREE breakfast and lunch meal bundle distribution

Our elementary distribution sites, Lakeview, Meadow Lake, Neill, and Northport, will serve their last meal bundle distribution on Wednesday, Jan. 13. Cooper High School, Plymouth Middle School, Robbinsdale Middle School, and Sandburg Middle School (beginning Jan. 26th) will continue to distribute meal bundles for children 18 and under. Children do not need to be present. You may pick up one bundle per child per week at any site. If you have an elementary student who will eat breakfast and lunch with us at school, they are unable to pick up meal bundles to take home.

Simply park your vehicle, put on a face covering and walk up to the door with signage, let staff know how many in your household 18 and under, and we’ll set you up with meal bundles. For information on how to heat and prepare items in your meal bundle, head to bit.ly/RdaleHeatingInfo.

Nutrition Services is able to serve anyone, 18 and under, with our free seven-day meal bundles during Distance Learning PLUS per the USDA announcement that meals are free through June 31, 2020.  Menus are available at rdale.nutrislice.com

Despite meals being free through June 30, 2021, it is still very important all families fill out an application for educational benefits.  Qualifying for educational benefits means a student(s) will have access to free breakfast and lunch, reduced fees for activities and provides critical funding for the district and schools.  

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Seven-Day Meal Pick Up Sites and Times

Don't forget to wear a face covering when picking up meals.

Day Time School Door # Door Location
Monday through Friday Daily 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m Cooper High School
8230 47th Avenue North, New Hope MN 55428
  Main entrance
Monday through Friday Daily 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m Plymouth Middle School
10011 36th Avenue North, Plymouth MN 55441
  Main entrance
Monday through Friday Daily 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m

Beginning 1/26/2021
Sandburg Middle School
2400 Sandburg Lane
Golden Valley, MN 55427

20 At back of building
Monday through Friday Daily 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. AND Wednesdays 3:30-5:30 pm. Robbinsdale Middle School
3730 Toledo Avenue North, Robbinsdale MN 55422
5 Back of building, closest to Regent Ave.

Nutrition Services

Fresh, fun food image with Nutrition Services logo

At Robbinsdale Area Schools, meals are healthy and well-balanced, providing students the nutrition they need to be successful at school.

Contact 

Katie M. Wahl
Director
763-504-8049
Katie_M_Wahl@rdale.org

Brie Smith
Assistant Director
763-504-8048
Brianna_Smith@rdale.org

Kelsey Brommel
Assistant Director
763-504-8047
Kelsey_Brommel@rdale.org

Lori Opitz
Secretary
763-504-8050
Lori_Opitz@rdale.org

Enrichment Activities