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Child Nutrition

Department Head: Jean Ecker, SNS
Phone: (631) 730-4505 

School meals are a healthy option for all students.  They include whole grains, meat and meat alternatives that are lean and low fat, a variety of vegetables, fruit and milk daily. Meals are planned following the USDA guidelines for children.  We encourage participation in the school meal program by ALL students.  If you need any information on the meal program, meals for students with disabilities,  or the process of applying for Free and Reduced price meals please call the number above or email us at:

Meal Prices 2023-2024
Note: Meals are no longer free.
Elementary Lunch $3.35
Secondary Lunch $3.85
Secondary Breakfast $2.50

Academy Building Breakfast and Lunch $ no cost


Starting March 7, is raising the fee to $3.25 for all cafeteria credit/debit card payments. Please note the district does not set these prices or collect these fees, the credit card convenience fee is collected by

Families may always replenish their students accounts without a fee by:

  1.  Sending a check written out to “Three Village Cafeteria Fund” to 100 Suffolk Ave. Stony Brook NY 11790 (please include your students name and student ID number)
  2. Bringing cash to the address above and we will apply it to your child’s account, please call in advance if possible so we can expect your arrival (631) 730-4505
  3. Sending a check or appropriate amount of cash with your child to bring to the cafeteria during lunch (a check is preferred)



PLEASE CHECK YOUR CHILDS SCHOOL LUNCH BALANCE AND DAILY SPENDING LIMITS IN MYSCHOOLBUCKS.COM TO ENSURE THEY ARE SET TO APPROPRIATE AMOUNTS BASED ON THE ABOVE PRICES. If allowing snack purchase please keep that in mind when setting up spending limits.  If you are setting up account limits, daily limits work well, please do NOT set up a weekly limit as students may use the funds earlier in the week and be short funds later in the week. IF YOU CAN’T CHECK ON MYSCHOOLBUCKS.COM PLEASE CONTACT US.  You can reach out through email and let us know your students info and daily spending limit to be set.


  Lunch includes 5 components: Meat/Meat alternate, grain, vegetable, fruit, milk. Students must select at least 3 of the 5 components, with one being a fruit or vegetable.


Most of our fresh bakery products such as bread and rolls will CONTAIN SESAME starting January 3, 2023.
If your child has an allergy to sesame please reach out to Jean Ecker for available menu options.

Due to manufacturer and delivery delays, we regret to inform you that from time to time we will need to change our menu. We do anticipate shortages to continue throughout the school year, which will continue to cause menu changes. We are doing everything we can to try to provide our students favorite meals. We appreciate your patience.

FRESH FRUIT AND VEGETABLES MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE MENUED FRUIT OR VEGETABLES AS NECESSARY DUE TO VENDOR SHORTAGES. Apples and Oranges may be substituted for the fruit of the day. Vegetables in the same subgroup will be substituted whenever possible.

Future menu changes will be posted above throughout the school year.


Student Lunch Accounts

Please do NOT set up weekly spending limits on Lunch Accounts. If you would like to add spending limits to meal accounts please set up Daily Limits - they do work well. We encourage the use of prepaid accounts for students.

We do accept cash at the registers, however, we recommend that Students Meal Accounts are  funded with a check or credit card.  You may mail checks, made out to “Three Village Cafeteria Fund” to 100 Suffolk Ave. Stony Brook NY 11790 or send them in with your child.  Please include your children’s names and the amount for each child.   Cash should not be mailed.  To fund the account with a credit card log on to (please note they do charge a $2.75 processing fee)

Positive and negative account balances remain on student accounts into the next school year.  For graduating seniors and students leaving the district families may transfer balances to a sibling in district, donate the funds to a student in need or request a refund within two months of the date of withdrawal/graduation.

Nondiscrimination Statement: 

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: [], from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

1.         mail:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or

2.         fax:
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or

3.         email: []

 This institution is an equal opportunity provider.