Food Services

FREE Breakfast and Lunch at Your School - and at Home!

Free breakfasts and lunches for Groton Public Schools students have been extended for the entire 2020/21 school year.  Click here to view a message from the Food Service Director about this exciting news and for new, simpler procedures in obtaining meals.

free meals for all children during remote learning

effective November 30 through december 13 PLEASE NOTE: Change of days and times!
Free meals are available for all children, ages 18 and younger, at three Groton sites and during the district-wide remote learning period will be offered at the following days and times:
Tuesday, December 1 • 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, December 3 • 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, December 8 • 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, December 10 • 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

The Tuesday distributions will contain breakfasts and lunches for three (3) days; Thursdays will have meals for four (4) days.  Sites to pick up meals are as follows:
Groton Public Library | 52 Newtown Road
Mary Morrisson School | 154 Toll Gate Road
Branford Manor Neighborhood | 346 Shennecossett Road

These free meals are available to ALL children, regardless of income.  No forms or pre-registration is required.  


  • NEW!! In-Class Healthy Snacks Menu is available for elementary school students.  Celebrate your child's special day by reserving snacks from the Food Service Department for the entire class.
  • Follow us on Facebook @groton.student.nutrition for additional updates and up-to-the-minute messages


   Once you have registered your Groton Middle or Fitch High School student to take home meals, your child will remain on the list to be provided these free meals each week.
   The forms will remain open, and students will be added on a rolling basis.  To ensure that your child receives meals, please complete the form no later than 8:30am on the day prior to delivery.  That is, order Monday for Tuesday meals; order Thursday for Friday meals.
   Elementary school students are automatically provided meals. There is no need to complete a form.
   If you wish to opt out at any time, please contact your school's kitchen manager.


Please see schedule above for FREE meals distribution during district-wide remote learning (11/30-12/11).

Pick Up Meals for Distance Learners

• Groton Public Library
• Mary Morrisson School
• Branford Manor Neighborhood

No preregistration required.

Free & Reduced-Price Meals Online Application Open for 2020/21 School Year

Frequently Asked Questions

Apply Online  

PDF Application 2020-21 (English)

Comidas Gratuitas y a Precio Reducido 2020/21

Preguntas Frecuentes Sobre (Española)

Aplicaciones en linea  

PDF Solicitud 2020-21 (Española) 

If you need assistance filling out this form please contact Food Services directly at 860-449-7208.

View account balances or make lunch payments online. 


If your children qualify for free school meals, you might also qualify for SNAP benefits.  SNAP helps people buy food for themselves and their families.