Food Services

Good news! For school year 2021-22, the Groton Public Schools has opted to participate in the Seamless Summer Option (SSO) of the National School Lunch Program. This means that all students enrolled in all Groton schools will receive breakfast and lunch free of charge.  



Breakfast Menus - December 2021

Lunch Menus - December 2021

All 5 Elementary Schools offer a bento box choice as well as a hot lunch choice daily.

Please click on the link below to find your students bento offerings 

Elementary Schools Bento Boxes

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.

Please contact your students Kitchen to order:

Thames River-


Northeast Academy-

Catherine Kolnaski-

Charles Barnum-


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Free & Reduced-Price Meals Online Application Open for 2021/22 School Year

Frequently Asked Questions

Apply Online  

PDF Application 2021-22 (English)

Comidas Gratuitas y a Precio Reducido 2021/22

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.

Addendum C: Information on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)