School Nutrition

The USDA will not be subsidizing meals for the 2022-23 school year. Therefore, school meals will NOT be free for all students in the 2022-23 school year. Please fill out the Free or Reduced Application as soon as possible and return it to:

East Rochester Schools
222 Woodbine Ave.
East Rochester, NY 14445

Applications were sent home with students in grades UPK-8 at the end of the 2021-22 school year and are available in offices throughout the district to pick up throughout the summer. A copy of the application will also be included in the 2022-23 School Calendar that is sent home with students on the first day of school in the fall.  


School Nutrition News 

Good nutrition is critical to student achievement. A well-nourished student will generally have better attendance, be more attentive, and have more energy to take on the day’s activities. The School Nutrition Program provides tasty, nutritious, and reasonably priced breakfasts and lunches to both students and staff.

Free and reduced-price breakfasts and lunches will be available for families who meet eligibility criteria. Families can apply for free or reduced-price meals by completing the application forms distributed to parents as part of the school calendar. Additional copies are available from the elementary and junior/senior high school offices, or can be downloaded from the ‘Departments/School Nutrition/Forms and Applications’ link on the district’s homepage.

Funds can be deposited into a student’s account through the use of Payments are also accepted through cash or checks at the cashier station. This site will list a 30-day history of student purchases allowing parents and guardians to track their student’s purchases. You will need your child’s student ID number to use this service. If you don’t know your child’s ID number, then give the school office a call and they can look it up for you. You can also download the app so students and parents alike can stay on top of lunch money needs. Look for the “My School Bucks” App (pictured here) in both Apple and Android app stores.

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  My School Bucks 

The food service department is made up of professionals that are dedicated to students’ health and wellbeing. We support and promote healthy habits for lifelong nutrition practices. Meals, foods, and beverages sold at schools meet state and federal requirements based on the USDA dietary guidelines. We stride to provide all students with access to a variety of healthy affordable and appealing foods.

You can contact School Nutrition Director Matt Cusimano at [email protected].

You can also reach the School Business Official, Staci SanSoucie, at [email protected].