Child Nutrition

What's for LUNCH? - DeSoto ISD lunch menus and meal prices

Lunch Money Now Online System for Parents - click here to access your account
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Lunch Money Now

RESPONSIBILITIES - DeSoto ISD has adopted and enforces the state policies to ensure that campuses are complying with vending machine and food service guidelines

- National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs
- Free Lunch and Reduced Price Meal Applications
- Student Meal Account Management

Meal APP Now

To qualify for free or reduced meals, please check with your school office for an application or click the online application icon below. Applying online is a quick, easy and secure way to apply and receive access immediately to approved accounts! 

DeSoto ISD Charge Policy
Local Policy CO

Smart Snack Calculator
Smart Snacks and the  Texas School Nutrition policy update for 2016-2017.  This changes will impact foods that are sold and provided to students during the school day.
My Plate illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet using a familiar image-a place setting for a meal. Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate or in your cup or bowl. To learn more about building a healthy plate, visit

Non-discrimination statement

TDA Website:

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, 
color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. 

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: 

U.S. Department of Agriculture 
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 
1400 Independence Avenue, SW 
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; 
fax: (202) 690-7442; or 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


Child Nutrition Services Staff

Valencia Jefferson, Resident District Manager
Compass USA
200 W. Parkerville Road, DeSoto, Texas 75115 
Phone (972) 230-4780 
Fax (972) 274-8264

Jesse Ortiz Jr. , District Executive Chef

phone- 972-230-4780


Adriana Villagomez, Assistant Director

Phone (972) 230-4780

Debra Ross, Assistant Director
Phone (972) 230-4780

Austin Koliba, MS, RDN, LD,  Resident Dietitian
Phone (972) 230-4780
Mobile (214) 455-8179


Kelsey Baldwin Marketing Specialist

phone- 972-230-4780

Neyva Alvarado, Programs Clerk
Phone (972) 230-4780


  • DeSoto High School 972-274-8140
  • Freshman Campus 972-274-2519
  • East Middle School 972-274-8163 
  • McCowan Middle School 972-274-8098 
  • West Middle School 972-274-8184
  • Amber Terrace Discovery and Design Early Education Academy 972-274-8282 
  • Cockrell Hill Elementary 972-274-8087 
  • Moates Elementary 972-274-8079
  • Ruby Young Elementary 972-274-8228
  • The Meadows Elementary 972-228-7909
  • Woodridge Elementary 972-274-8210
  • Belt Line Center / AEP 972-274-8212 ext 490