Food & Nutrition
Dining Services Department:
(8am-3pm during the school year)
- Joseph Walsh, Director of Dining Services
FREE MEALS START WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2023
Earlier this month, Governor Lamont signed House Bill (HB) 6671 into effect, which allows an additional $60 million of federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to be allocated to the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) for the Free School Meals for Children grant. Beginning Wednesday March 1, 2023, the additional funding will allow FPS to offer one school breakfast meal and one school lunch meal per school day at no cost to students for the remainder of school year (SY) 2022-23.
All free meals must be complete meals. Al La Carte items and additional snacks are available for purchase. Students who would like to purchase additional snacks and beverages may pay cash or charge through their student meal account.
If your child would like to purchase a second meal, please see the list of prices below:
Elementary Schools: $1.90 $2.80
West Woods: $1.90 $3.05
IAR: $2.75 $3.05
FHS: $2.75 $3.05
A La Carte items vary in price between $0.50 and $3.00, and offerings vary by school/grade level. For more details regarding offerings and prices, please click here.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Free and Reduced Lunch Programs
- To create an on-line account, go to www.myschoolbucks.com
- Visit MyNutrition, a nutrition education resource for you and your family!
- Application for the National School Lunch Program
- For information concerning your School Meals Application please contact Kelly Lamo, 860-673-8270, ext 7010
- Information about SNAP benefits
- Solicitud para el Programa Nacional de Almuerzos Escolares
- Para obtener información sobre su solicitud de comidas escolares, comuníquese con Kelly Lamo, 860-673-8270, ext 7010
- Meal Charge Procedures (Effective 7/01/2017)
- Food Service Department Employment Information
- Nutrition Education Resources
- ChooseMyPlate.gov sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
- Team Nutrition sponsored by USDA
- CDC.gov sponsored by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Dietary Guidelines for Americans
- Eat Smart Move More
- CSDE Educational, Safety, Mental Health and Food Insecurity Resources for Families and Students