Breakfast is offered daily at each school before the start of the school day. All meals meet USDA nutritional guidelines for balanced meals. The cost of breakfast is $1.50. Reduced breakfast is $.30. For the 2021-2022 School year, breakfast is FREE for all students.
Millbury Food Service department participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and offers a lunch program daily at all schools. Students are offered a variety of entrees, fruits, vegetables and milk each day. Students must choose 3 out of 5 components (one must be a fruit or vegetable) to create a reimbursable meal. Additional options may be available. All meals meet USDA nutritional guidelines. The cost of lunch is $3.00 for Grades K-6 and $3.25 for Grades 7-12. Reduced lunch is $.40. For the 2021-2022 School year, lunch is FREE for all students.
Millbury Food Service highly encourages the use of our online payment system, MySchoolBucks. This system allows parents to make payments (credit/debit or electronic check) into their child’s account for meal or a-la-carte purchases. This system also allows parents to view purchases, check balances and set low-balance notifications. It provides 24/7 availability via the web or through a mobile app. There is a transaction fee of $2.75. Visit www.myschoolbucks.com to
register for your free account.
Check and Cash Payments
Check payments are accepted and should be made out to Millbury Food Service. Please include student name in the memo section. Checks (or cash) may be given to the cashier at the student’s school, or placed in a baggie with their name on it and given to their teacher. If cash is used, the total amount will be put towards the students account and change will not be given.
CHARGING OF MEALS, A LA CARTE ITEMS
Students will not be denied a reimbursable meal and while meals are FREE this year, we encourage students to participate in our lunch program. Only one free meal is allowed per student.
If a student would like to purchase additional items or a la carte items such as an additional meal, entrée item, water etc. they must have a positive balance in their account or pay with cash. If the student does not have money in their account or a negative balance, charging will not be allowed.
FREE AND REDUCED MEAL APPLICATIONS
Free and Reduced meal applications are available at the beginning of each school year. Application packets are given to students at the beginning of the school year and are also available at each school’s main office, on the Food Service’s website or by calling the Food Service Department at 508-865-2929. Only one application is required per family and are accepted all year
long. After processing the application, notification will be sent to families indicating their approved status. A new application must be filled out each school year.
If a family has received a Letter of Direct Certification at the beginning of the year from the Food Service Office, an application does not need to be filled out.
For the 2021-2022 school year, though all meals are free, applications will be used to determine if families are eligible for additional P-EBT benefits.
Menus are available at each school’s main office, by visiting the School Lunch/Food Services tab on your student’s school website and by visiting the Food Service website at
Please reach out to the Food Service Director or the Cafeteria Manager at your child's school with questions and concerns about allergens.
Director of Food Services
Elmwood Street School
40 Elmwood Street
Millbury, MA 01527