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Good nutrition = better learning
Apply for Free & Reduced Meals

Good nutrition is vital for growing bodies and minds. Our school participates in the National School Lunch Program, which offers nutritious meals for students for free or at a reduced cost, based on household size and income.

The application is available for downloading or printing and only has to be completed once to cover all children in your family.


If you need assistance with completing the application, please email Food Service Manager Barbara Moore or call her at 295-6618. All information is confidential. If you are aware of an extended family or relative who may be eligible to apply for this service, please consider sharing this form with them.  


Monthly Lunch Menus

Menus are updated monthly. Lunch items are subject to change.

 » High School and Elementary Lunch Menu - link to menus page

 » Breakfast & Lunch Prices

mySchoolBucks online meal account system

Schoharie Central School’s Food Service Department provides parents and guardians with a convenient and secure online payment service called

This website will allows parents and guardians to deposit money directly into a child's school meal account and view balance/purchase information for the past 90 days. Having money in a child’s account prior to his or her entering the cafeteria allows lunch lines to move along much faster and gives children more time to eat and be with friends.mySchoolBuckssmalllogo

Parents/guardians may access by clicking here to create and then add money to their child’s school meal account.

All that's needed is the child’s name, school, and student ID number. Instructions are being provided with a letter to parents; click here to download a pdf of the letter and instructions .

Parents and guardians also should know:

- If you have more than one child in the district, you can handle all online prepayments from the same online account.
- Payments may be made with a Visa, MasterCard, and Discover credit or debit card. You may also make a payment using an e-check.

- To use the online prepayment service, a convenience fee of $1.95 per deposit transaction will be assessed to cover bank fees. Parents placing money into multiple meal accounts will only be assessed the $1.95 fee once per deposit transaction.

- You may fund up to $120 per child, but a family may pay for all of their children on a single transaction.

- Schoharie Central School will not profit from the use of this site.

- Parents and guardians who choose not to take advantage of the online payment service may continue to make advance payments via check made payable to Schoharie Central School Lunch Fund. Please remember to write your child’s full name on the check.

Contact the Food Services office with any questions at (518) 295-6618.

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Link to mySchoolBucks online payment system:

NUTRIkids POS system is convenient, confidential, health-promoting

Schoharie Central School's computerized Point of Sale (POS)NutriKids logo payment system, NUTRIkids, can be used for all meals purchased in the cafeteria. Individual student ID numbers, personal meal accounts, food allergy information, confidentiality and ability for parents to easily deposit money into their children's account all add up to a system that's convenient and promotes healthy eating.
Click here for details (pdf)      

School Lunch Fund

The SCS School Lunch Program strongly encourages parents to make payments to their child’s account by the week or month, in the form of a check if possible, as that is the easiest way to keep track of balances. Checks can be made payable to SCS School Lunch Fund. For elementary students please remember to put payments in an envelope labeled with the child’s full name (and names of any siblings that are to receive account payments) and teacher’s name.

Meal Charging Policy

Students that have “debits” or negative balance in their account are not permitted to purchase snacks (e.g., ice cream, chips, etc.). Also, students may “charge” or debit the POS up to $9. Then parents will be contacted, and students will be offered a peanut butter sandwich and milk until the charges/debits are paid.

School Lunch/Breakfast Account Status Receipts

With the launch of the Point of Sale (POS) cash register system, SCS began printing a cash register receipt for students who are putting money in their account and for students having debits or a negative account balance.

The receipts are given to students when the transaction is made and contain the account balance. If the receipt has “Balance CR,” that means credit, and the student has a positive balance in their account, if the receipt has “Balance DB,” that means debit, and the student has a negative balance (or “charges) on their account.

Parents should contact Barbara Moore, School Lunch Manager, at 295-6618, if they see any discrepancies with the reported balance, or wish to check on an account balance. The POS system maintains a transaction report for each student and this report can be provided to parents if there are any questions regarding a students account.

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Food Service Manager
Barbara Moore
P.O. Box 430
136 Academy Drive Schoharie, NY 12157 (518) 295-6618
Fax (518) 295-9510

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