DoDEA Pacific East encompasses all of the schools in Japan. Three separate agencies provide student meals in this district including The Exchange, the Navy Exchange (NEX), as well as Marine Corps Community Service (MCCS). These agencies also provide Free and Reduced-Price meals to students who qualify under Federal Guidelines. Please pay attention to the school supported by each particular agency under this heading.
The SMP for these schools in the Pacific East District is managed by MCCS Iwakuni. For more information, including how to register for the School Meal Program, MyPaymentsPlus, and Free/Reduced School Meal applications, visit:
Payments to the students account can also be made through the MCX Cash Cage (Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
The Student Meal Program (SMP) follows U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) guidelines and regulations and our purpose is to provide wholesome, nutritious meals to children daily. DoDEA schools serve over seven million meals annually in the United States and overseas.
In the Pacific, the SMP is operated by a School Food Authority (SFA) and is responsible for following USDA regulations, guidelines, and requirements. While not the only SFA in the Pacific, the Army and Air Force Exchange Service (The Exchange) is the largest provider of student meals on military installations. The Exchange also provides Free and Reduced-Price meals to students who qualify under Federal Guidelines. Additionally, in certain areas the school lunch program is run by the Navy Exchange (NEX) or Marine Corps Community Service (MCCS) . Each District in the Pacific (South, East, and West), can provide more information on eligibility for the program.
The Department of Defense Participates in the National School Lunch Program. This program is a federally subsidized program and your dependents may be eligible to receive free or reduced priced meals. Your children may qualify for free or reduced price meals if your household income falls at or below the limits on the chart below (Note: Housing Allowances and COLA is NOT considered income in overseas areas).
All parents need to apply/re-apply each school year for the Free and Reduced Price Lunch Program.
Families who apply and are qualified receive free or reduced price meals.
|Full Price||Reduced Price|
|Grades Pre K - 5||$3.50||$0.40|
|Grades 6 – 12||$3.75||$0.40|
These schools will offer breakfast for students:
Korea: Osan MHS, Osan ES, Daegu ES, Daegu MHS, Humphreys ES Central, Humphreys ES West, Humphreys MS, Humphreys HS
Okinawa: Amelia Earhart IS, Ralph F. Stearley PS, Ryukyu MS, Kadena ES, Bechtel ES, Bob Hope ES, Killin ES, Zukeran ES
Japan: Zama MHS, Joan K. Mendel ES
|Breakfast Prices||Full Price||Reduced Price|
|Grades Pre K - 12||$2.00||$0.30|
MCAS Iwakuni Schools
School Meals Program
Phone: DSN: 315-253-6173
Providing wholesome, nutritious meals to eligible students in our Department of Defense schools.
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 complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027), which can be obtained online, 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 about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted 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;
(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.