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Welcome to Sugar-Salem School District’s school lunch program!

Here is where you can find the answers to all questions School Lunch! If you are unable to find something here, please contact us at 356-8802 option 1.

Parents & Students are invited to be involved with the District Wellness Policy Committee to review student health and wellness standards. Contact Evelyn Coolidge at 356-8802 option 1 if interested. 

The most recent wellness report can be accessed here: Central Elementary – Wellness Progress Report

Free and Reduced Lunch

Parents: Please submit an application for free and reduced price meals

Will meals be provided free of charge to all district students? NO

The waiver allowing us to serve free meals to all students during the pandemic has expired.

It is vital that parents complete and submit a free and reduced price meals application as soon as possible. The maximum limit has been increased, so you may qualify now even if you haven’t in the past.

Funding for Literacy Funds, Title II Funds, IDEA Funds, E-Rate Funding and Title I & Title IV Funds are determined by the number of students eligible for free or reduced price meals.

Please click the NutriCloud button to get started on your application today.

Many individuals qualify for free or reduced lunch based upon household income. To find out if you are eligible, click here for the free and reduced lunch eligibility guidelines.

Use the buttons below to complete an online application for free or reduced lunch:

If you would like to apply for free or reduced lunch with a paper form, use the forms below:

Smart Snacks

The Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 directed the USDA to establish nutrition standards for all foods and beverages sold to students in school during the school day, including foods sold through school fundraisers. The Smart Snacks in School nutrition standards will help make the healthy choice the easy choice by offering the students more of the foods and beverages that research has shown are essential for health. These options include whole grains, fruits and vegetables, leaner protein, and lower-fat dairy.

Go to to use the Smart Snacks calculator!

Breakfast Provides Benefits… Make it a Priority!

School breakfast times:

Central and Kershaw – 7:50 to 8:10

Junior High 7:45 to 8:05

High School 7:30 to 7:55

School Lunch Payments

School lunch payments may be made online using MySchoolBucks or by delivering a check to your school secretary or to the drop box by the school lunch office, which is located in the building across from Sugar-Salem Junior High. If possible, please use the file below for a pre-printed envelope for your lunch information.

Pre-Formatted Envelope For Lunch Payments

Special Dietary Needs

If you have special dietary needs, first read the Special Dietary Needs and Instructions form by clicking here. Once it has been established that you have special dietary needs, use the medical forms below to apply for special dietary needs.

Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at:, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

De acuerdo con la ley federal de derechos civiles y las normas y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de EE. UU. (USDA), esta institución tiene prohibido discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo (incluida la identidad de género y la orientación sexual), discapacidad, edad, o represalia o represalia por actividad anterior de derechos civiles.

La información del programa puede estar disponible en otros idiomas además del inglés. Las personas con discapacidades que requieran medios alternativos de comunicación para obtener información del programa (p. ej., Braille, letra grande, cinta de audio, lenguaje de señas estadounidense), deben comunicarse con la agencia estatal o local responsable que administra el programa o el Centro TARGET del USDA al (202) 720- 2600 (voz y TTY) o comuníquese con USDA a través del Servicio Federal de Retransmisión al (800) 877-8339.

Para presentar una queja por discriminación en el programa, el Demandante debe completar el Formulario AD-3027, Formulario de queja por discriminación en el programa del USDA, que se puede obtener en línea en: %20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, desde cualquier oficina del USDA, llamando al (866) 632-9992, o escribiendo una carta dirigida al USDA. La carta debe contener el nombre, la dirección, el número de teléfono y una descripción escrita de la supuesta acción discriminatoria del denunciante con suficiente detalle para informar al Subsecretario de Derechos Civiles (ASCR) sobre la naturaleza y la fecha de la supuesta violación de los derechos civiles. El formulario o carta AD-3027 completo debe enviarse al USDA antes de:

Departamento de Agricultura de EE. UU.
Oficina del Subsecretario de Derechos Civiles
1400 Avenida Independencia, SW
Washington, DC 20250-9410; o
(833) 256-1665 o (202) 690-7442; o

Esta institución es un proveedor de igualdad de oportunidades.