And sometimes, that's actually not fair! Some school lunches can actually be tasty and visually appealing.
But other times, they completely live up to their dubious reputation. Case in point? This sad excuse for "lunch," aka chicken nuggets in a hot dog bun, which was served at Hempfield Area High School in Pennsylvania.
Oh, and don't be distracted by the apple in the background. The star of the show is this...thing, which was marketed as a "Popcorn Chicken Po-Boy Sandwich."
Rates said the, uh, delicacy cost $2.75 and "tasted pretty good," according to his intrepid friend. Redditors had some other thoughts about it.
Here it is again, in case you already forgot what "I give up" looks like in food form.