Paying For Lunch

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The Madison Public Schools is committed to offering a choice of healthy, nutritious, wholesome meals each school day.


School Meal Reduced Meal Milk
Jeffrey & Ryerson Elementary  $3.25 40¢ 50¢
Brown Intermediate $3.50 40¢ 50¢
Polson Middle School $3.50 - $5.50 40¢ 50¢
Daniel Hand High School $3.50 - $5.50 40¢ 50¢



School Breakfast Reduced Price Breakfast
Polson Middle School
(before school)
$3.00 30¢
Daniel Hand High School $3.00 30¢


My Payments Plus

MyPaymentsPlus is the online payment program used by Madison Public Schools for school lunch accounts. Through MyPaymentsPlus you can manage and make payments towards your child's lunch account.

Once registered, you can add money to your account using your bank account or your Visa or MasterCard credit card. You also have the option to set your account to add money automatically when your account falls below a certain amount.

Complete instructions on how to register are available on the MyPaymentsPlus website.

You can also send payment by check to school with your child. Please make checks payable to "Madison Public School Food Service".

Free and Reduced Price Application

Children who qualify may be eligible to receive lunch for free or at a reduced price. Polson Middle School and Daniel Hand High School students who are eligible for free/reduced priced lunch are also eligible for free/reduced priced breakfast.

Free and Reduced Price Meal Application

If at any time you are not sure what to do next, please contact Christine Buchetto 203-245-6307

Summer MealsFree Summer Meal Information for kids and teens 18 and under.  Call 211

End Hunger Connecticut! is a statewide anti-hunger and food security organization. Summer Meals are free, nutritious, meals and snacks that are provided to kids and teens, 18 years of age and younger, throughout the summer when school is out.

Madison Youth & Family Services assists citizens in need with various local and state assistance programs, help applying for financial assistance, transportation, food, utility and adult counseling needs. Please contact MYFS directly if you need assistance with summer meals.

If a child has a disability, as determined by a doctor, and the disability prevents the child from eating the regular school meal, the school will make substitutions prescribed by the doctor. If a substitution is needed, there will be no extra charge for the meal. Please call the school for further information.