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Food Services

All meals will be FREE for ALL STUDENTS during the 2023-24 school year. 

Current Breakfast and Lunch Menus (Click Here)

ESM, in partnership with Chartwells K12, uses Nutrislice to publish the school menus to an interactive website and a free smartphone app! Access menus anywhere, anytime! Access Nutrislice online or download the free app!  View a la carte prices


Prices for 2023-2024 (Free for ALL Students)


Elementary Breakfast:

Secondary Breakfast:

Reduced Price


Elementary Lunch:

Secondary Lunch: 

Reduced Price


ESM participates in the State and Federal School Breakfast and Lunch programs. This year the District qualified for a special provision that will allow ALL students to receive free breakfast and lunch.

Household Income Eligibility Form: Receiving free school meals is not dependent upon families returning the Household Income Eligibility Form. However, the information on this form is used to determine your child(ren)’s eligibility for other state and federal program benefits. We still ask families to complete the form to help you access this fundingFamilies can complete a confidential form online at or complete the paper form that the district sent families in the Back to School mailer or print and return the form (PDF/link) or contact food services for a form to be mailed to you using the contact information below.

Consent to Release: Please complete the 2023-24 consent to release form (link) when filling out your Household Income Eligibility Form. This additional form is used to give permission for community programs such as holiday baskets, summer arts and playground programs, band instruments and school supplies as well as various other federal, state and local health and other programs.

Payment Options: Since breakfast and lunch will be free for all students in 2023-2024, payment will only be needed to purchase a la carte items such as extra menu items, chips, ice cream, snacks, bottled drinks, etc. Families can pay for these items in advance using cash, checks or debit/credit cards. ESM partners with for debit/credit cards, and they also offer a mobile app. Funds can be added to accounts starting August 30 or brought in by your child. Please use the printable prepay deposit form and clearly print the child's name and pin number on the envelope for accurate recording. Please make out separate checks for students in different buildings. Meals may also be paid for with a credit/debit card using (see next item) Registering an ESM student at MySchoolBucks is a free service.  Parents can check the account balance, view purchases, set up low balance alerts and automatic recurring payments. You will not be charged a fee for viewing and accessing reports from MySchoolBucks. A credit/debit card transaction fee of $3.25 will be charged for funding a student account. For options on funding multiple students in the same family in different ESM school buildings, please contact the Food Service Department at 315-434-3304. Click here for the myschoolbucks website or more information.

Food Allergies: If your child has a food allergy, especially if they are in kindergarten or first grade or new to ESM, please contact us (phone/email below) to ensure the allergy is on record.

Charging: For information on the ESM School Board Policy on Meal Charging, please see Policy #5662 School Food Service Program Meal Charge and Prohibition Against Meal Shaming

Contact: For Food Service questions: call 315-434-3304 or email