Dairy In the Classroom

Purpose: To support the efforts of classroom teachers focusing on lessons about the selection of and cooking with dairy products.  St. Louis District Dairy Council will reimburse for the costs of dairy products used in classroom-related activities up to $50 per teacher, per semester. This program is made possible by local dairy farmers..


  • Dollars for Dairy in the Classroom” funds are available to junior and senior high schools located within the service territory of St. Louis District Dairy Council.  
  • Each teacher will be eligible to receive up to $50 in reimbursement per teacher, per semester to cover the costs of purchasing dairy products for the classroom, including pasteurized milk, cheese and yogurt.  Milk and cheese must be domestic and from a dairy cow.


  • Purchase dairy products for classroom use during the current semester and save your cash register receipts. Dairy items must total $50 in order to receive the maximum reimbursement amount.  If receipts do not total $50, then you will be reimbursed for the amount the dairy items total.
    • Submit your request as soon as possible. This program is first-come first-served. Funds are limited.