Food Service

The Newark City Schools Food Service staff looks forward to serving your child(ren) nutritious and tasty meals during the school year. All Newark City schools offer breakfast and lunch each day school is in session, meeting USDA’s National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program standards. 

Meal Prices

Meal prices for the district are as follows:
Breakfast -     no charge
Lunch -         $3.00
Milk -         $0.50
Adult meal -     $4.75

The Summer Food Service Program meals have a new name, now called SUN meals! All children ages 1-18 are eligible to receive free meals during the summer months at participating program sites. Individuals ages 19-21 who have been identified as having mental or physical disabilities and are following Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) through their current enrollment in educational programs also are eligible for free summer meals. 

The Free and Reduced-price meal application is available for families to complete. S-EBT eligibility is a program that provides eligible children with Supplemental  

Lunch consists of 5 components: an entrée, which is 2 components (protein and grain), a fruit, a vegetable, and a milk. Students must select 3 of the 5 components one of which must be a fruit or vegetable. If your child(ren) has a food allergy or medical condition that is a disability, please contact your school nurse to complete the required medical forms. 

Pay for Your Child's Meals Online

Prepay student meal accounts through your MySchoolBucks account. You may also send cash or check to school with your student. 

Click on the appropriate hyperlink to download the MySchoolBucks app to your electronic device. 

MySchoolBucks App for Apple

MySchoolBucks App for Android  

Contact information

Todd Gallup
Food Service Director

Debbie Johnson
Assistant Director of Student Dining Services/Summer Coordinator

Tiffany Humphrey
Free & Reduced Lunches Secretary

Food Service Links and Documents

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