School Nutrition

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School Breakfast and Lunch Programs

The PIne Bush Central School District is providing no-cost breakfast and lunch meals to all students starting Nov. 1, 2023, for the remainder of the 2023-2024 school year.

Pine Bush Central School District proudly participates in the National School Breakfast and Lunch Program.  The School Nutrition department is made up of a team of food and nutrition professionals that are dedicated to students’ health, well-being and their ability to learn. We believe that one of the most important ways in which we can help our children perform better in their classrooms is to provide them with the nutrition necessary for the healthy growth of their minds and bodies. Therefore, we provide breakfast and/or lunch in our schools every day.  We invite students to show their support for their school food service program through participation.  Our goal is to ensure that we serve healthy, well-balanced meals and that our students enjoy what they eat. We recognize that meals need to be exciting and delicious, built with quality foods and fresh ingredients designed to energize and satisfy students on-the-go.

Check out the planned meals here on MealViewer.  

Click for printable menus – pre-K, elementary k-5, middle and high school.

Download the MealViewer iOS App here or download the MealViewer Android App here. 



Public Announcement for School Meals – Community Eligibility Provision

The Pine Bush Central School District has announced an amendment to its policy for serving meals for children served under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program for the 2023-2024 school year, which would allow for all children at all schools/sites to be served meals at no charge beginning on Nov. 1, 2023.

For additional information please contact:
Attention: Caitlin Lazarski, Director of School Nutrition
Department of School Nutrition
PO Box 700
Pine Bush, NY 12566



There are three ways to pay for cafeteria purchases:

  • Send in a check (preferred) or cash with your child to pay in advance. Please label all envelopes and if paying by check, make checks payable to PB Food Service Dept. Please put your child’s name or ID number on the check.
  • Cash is always accepted daily at the register.
  • Pay online at (MySchoolBucks charges a 4% fee per deposit transaction).

To speed the lines and prevent lost money, we encourage you to prepay for a’la carte items by placing money on the student’s account in advance. All schools accept prepayment.


Dietary Guidelines                                                                                                                                         

Pine Bush Central School District  participates in the National School Breakfast and Lunch Program.  The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has established new dietary guidelines that moderate calories while increasing whole grains, fruits and vegetables.                                           

Breakfast Complete Meal includes:  

  • 2 servings of whole grains
  • 1 cup fresh, canned or frozen fruit
  • 8 ounces of milk

(Select three or more items and one MUST be a fruit or vegetable serving)                                                                                                             

Lunch Complete Meal includes:   

  • 2 ounces of meat
  • 1 cup fruit serving
  • 3/4 cup vegetable serving
  • 2 servings of whole grains
  • 8 ounces of milk

(Select 3 or more items/ one MUST be a fruit or vegetable.)                         

Menus are available at, Departments, School Nutrition.  If you have any questions, please call Caitlin or Judi at (845) 744-2031 ext. 2809. 



Contact Us

We look forward to seeing you and serving you and on behalf of the Pine Bush School Nutrition staff.  We want to THANK YOU and welcome you back to school. Should you have any questions, feel free to call the School Nutrition Department at (845) 744-2031 ext. 2809. 

Pine Bush Central School District
State Route 302, Pine Bush, NY 12566
Phone: (845) 744-2031
Fax: (845) 744-6189
Brian Dunn
Superintendent of Schools
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