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Eat well. Learn more.

NHS Cafeteria employee holding a yogurt parfait
Naugatuck Public Schools are committed to the health and well-being of its students.
We provide breakfast and lunch at all Naugatuck Schools in accordance with USDA and state regulations.

Foods are prepared by trained staff that strive to offer students high quality, nutritious, kid friendly meals at a reasonable price. All reimbursable meals are served with a choice of entrée, fruit, vegetables and milk. Students may take up to 2 fruits & 2 vegetables. Reimbursable meals have 3 components and 1 must be a ½ cup of fruit or a ½ cup of vegetables. We serve a variety of whole grain breads ans rolls, an assortment of low fat and fat free flavored & unflavored milk. 100% fruit juice and regionally & locally grown whole fresh fruit when seasonally available. We also serve a colorful variety of vegetables.

The district will provide free and reduced price meals to students according to the terms of the National School Food Service Program, federal law and the rules of the state. The free and reduced meal applications must be filled out every school year and only 1 per family is required.

If your child attends one of Naugatuck schools that implements the Community Eligibility Program, your child will receive breakfast and lunch at no cost to your family. The schools which participate in the C.E.P. program are Hillside Intermediate, Andrew Avenue Elementary, Hop Brook Elementary, Salem Elementary and Western Elementary.  

The Naugatuck food service department is excited to provide families a convenient, easy and secure online pre-payment service to deposit money in to your child’s school meals account at any time. The service also provides families with the ability to view all of your student’s meal transactions and account balances through a program called MySchoolBucks.

If at any time you have questions about your child’s account or need help filling out the free and reduced lunch application please contact or Food Service Director, Kate Murphy at 203-720-5279.