Payment and Meal Accounts

2023-24 School Year Meal Prices

As part of Minnesota's Free School Meals Program, starting in the 2023-24 school year all students can have one breakfast and one lunch free of charge each day at school.

Even though school meals are free, students are still able to purchase a second meal and a la carte options at a cost.

  • $0.00 Student Breakfast
  • $0.00 Student Lunch w/milk
  • $4.95 Second Student Lunch w/milk
  • $3.00 Second Entree
  • $0.50 Milk only
  • $2.40 Adult/Staff Breakfast
  • $4.95 Adult/Staff Lunch

Payment Options

Credit card

Meal payments are managed by LINQ Connect (previously Titan). All information was transferred to the LINQ Connect app, available on the Apple store and Google Play, or by visiting Starting in the 2023-24 school year, one school breakfast and one school lunch will be provided daily at no charge to students. Middle and high schools will continue to offer a la carte items for purchase including a second meal. Through the LINQ Connect platform families can complete a Meal Application, check the status of their educational benefits. eligibility, and manage food services payments and purchases.

Access LINQ Connect


Check payments may be mailed to the following address. Make check payable to ISD 271 and include child's full name. Mail to: BPS Food Services, 1350 W. 106th St. Bloomington, MN 55431.

Cash will not be accepted in school cafeterias. 


Application for Educational Benefits (Free or Reduced Fees)

While an application is no longer required to receive free meals, filling out the Application for Educational Benefits is still important. Students may qualify for benefits like reduced fees for transportation, athletic programs, academic or extracurricular activities. Applying for Educational Benefits also helps schools qualify for education funding, discounts and other meal programs the benefit all students.

Please complete the Application for Educational Benefits for the 2023-24 school year.