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USDA To Provide Meals Until Further Notice

At this time Breakfast and Lunch are FREE of charge for ALL STUDENTS.

The USDA is covering the cost of all meals until June 2022 or until otherwise notified. Please encourage your child to take advantage of all the great menu options we offer.

PLEASE NOTE: Additional meals, ala carte, snacks, and drinks are all extra costs so your child will need money to purchase those items. You can prepay at or you can send in payment by cash or check made out to Salem Central School Cafeteria.
IMPORTANT: Although the meals are free, it is imperative to complete a free and reduced meal application (regardless of household income). This application provides more than free meals. A Household Income Eligibility was sent home with all students the first week of school. We ask that all families return the forms, as it helps in obtaining not just free meals, but additional funding and other benefits for students and the district. The mailing contains additional details about the program and importance of returning the form.  Or, you may complete the form electronically by clicking here.