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School Meals Information

School Meals for In-Person/Hybrid Learners

Regular school meals (breakfast and lunch) are available for students returning to our buildings for in-person learning, beginning on October 5. All school meals are free for any student through December 31. To view the daily lunch menus, visit ithacacityschools.org/lunch

Secondary Students 
Families of secondary students engaged in hybrid learning should complete the school meal order form (see below) for the three days each week that their child/ren are learning remotely. You do not need to complete the form for the days they are in school.
 
 

School Meals for Remote/Hybrid Learners

Free grab-and-go meals (breakfast and lunch) are served daily at each school for students engaged in distance learning. Families can place their orders using our online form (see below for details). The meals are available for pickup Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the elementary schools, middle schools, and LACS, and from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Ithaca High School. Masks are required during meal pickup.

Secondary Students 
Families of secondary students engaged in hybrid learning should complete the school meal order form (see below) for the three days each week that their child/ren are learning remotely. You do not need to complete the form for the days they are in school.
 
Menus and Prices
For lunch, students have the choice between a daily main menu item (view here) and a homemade peanut butter and jelly sandwich (PBJ). Breakfasts are pre-packaged meals. All school meals are free for any student through December 31.
 
How to Order
To order school meals for pickup, complete the form below (or click here). You will only need to complete the form ONCE for all three weeks (October 5th - 23rd) for all children in your household. For secondary students engaged in hybrid learning, please complete the school meal order form for the three days each week that they are learning remotely. 

Forms must be submitted by Thursday morning in order to receive regular menu items for the following week(s). If you place your meal orders after Thursday morning, you will receive shelf-stable meals for the following week and will then be added to the regular menu schedule the week after that. If you have questions or need assistance completing the form, please call the Child Nutrition Office at 607-274-2302.