Department Overview

  • Cafeteria worker at Northwest Middle School

    The Reading School District Food Service Program is the fourth largest school food service operation in the State and produces 22,000 meals daily.  The department consists of approximately 150 employees.  We service 22 school sites and three contract sites. Since implementation of the Community Eligibility Provision of the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act, every student has access to a free breakfast and lunch daily.  In addition, we serve breakfast in the classroom to students at our elementary and middle schools.  Our breakfast in the classroom program has received both State and Federal recognition.

Food Service Workers and Substitutes Needed

  • Reading School District currently needs Food Service workers for daily and substitute positons. In order to apply for these substitute positons, you must be registered with the SOS Group. For more information, visit


  • Kurt Myers

    Kurt D. Myers
    Director of Food Service

Summer Feeding Program

  • Reading School District offers summer feeding sites at each of our 19 school buildings, plus mobile sites at Glenside, Jamestown Village and Oakbrook/Berks County Health Clinic. All Reading children ages 18 and younger, as well as all Reading children with special needs ages 21 and younger, can receive a free breakfast and lunch meal. Meals are not available on weekends. Click here to find a school in your neighborhood. If you have questions, contact our Food Service Department.