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Food Service

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!


Prices for 2019-2020


Elementary Breakfast:
(Free for all ESE/Woodland students)

Secondary Breakfast:

Reduced Price


Elementary Lunch:
(Free for all ESE/Woodland students)

Secondary Lunch: 

Reduced Price

A la Carte Pricing: Menu with prices for individual food/beverage items including dessert, chips, beverages or single/extra servings.

Free and Reduced Price Meals: Free and reduced price meals are provided for those who qualify. Applications for free and reduced price meals may be completed at any time during the year or whenever household income changes. Under a new initiative beginning July 1, 2019, students in NY state who are approved for reduced price meals will receive their breakfast and lunch at no cost. Also note that all East Syracuse Elementary and Woodland Elementary students receive free breakfast and lunch regardless of income because these schools are part of a special federal meals program. 

2019-20 Free and Reduced Meals Income Guidelines and the Free and Reduced Breakfast/Lunch Application. If your child is eligible for free and reduced price meals, he/she also may be eligible for other benefits, which are initiated by completing the form titled: Parent/Guardian Consent to Release Eligibility Information for Free & Reduced Price Meals. 

Prepaid Lunches: Our K-12 cafeterias use an automated point-of-sale system that allows for prepayment for meals up to a year in advance. Parents may send cash or checks made out to "ESM Food Service" to their child's school cafeteria. Students may also make prepayments with the cashier at lunch or breakfast. 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 $2.49 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.

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