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Paramus School District

Food Services

Laptop and apple iconOur Food Services Department consists of a team of food and nutrition professionals who are dedicated to students' health, well-being, and their ability to learn. We support academic success by providing healthy meal choices while promoting lifelong nutrition and fitness practices.

Lunch Meal Distribution for School Year 2020–2021

Lunch meals will be available to district students beginning on Thursday, September 3, 2020. Distribution will take place Mondays and Wednesdays from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Gary Street behind the high school. For the time being, this will be the only lunch service site for all district students. A sufficient number of lunch meals will be provided to cover the school week.

* Please note - Lunch distribution days for the first two weeks of the school year will take place as follows (times and location unchanged):

  • First day of school - Pick up two lunch meals on Thursday, September 3.
  • Week of September 7 - Pick up one lunch meal on September 8 and three lunch meals on September 9.
  • Starting on Monday, September 14, lunch meals will be distributed on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Pomptonian Food Service

Paramus elementary schools have partnered with Pomptonian Food Service for school lunches. Pomptonian offers a menu that is healthy, tasty, and visually appealing. The menu features traditional items such as:

  • Grilled chicken Caesar and chef’s salads
  • Fresh, sliced deli sandwiches
  • All natural chicken dippers
  • Fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Fun treats

Pomptonian sources high-quality ingredients and infuses healthy options into kid-appealing meals. Caring food service staff prepare the meals fresh each day right here in Paramus.

Online Ordering

Pomptonian allows families to place an order online up until 8:00 a.m. the same day. You can also plan lunches for the entire month. A simple log-on site with an easy-to-read menu, no service charge, and easy credit card payment system makes ordering a snap. Lunches will be ready and waiting at meal time, clearly labeled with your child’s name to provide for quick and easy pick up.

Free & Reduced Lunch

We participate in the federal free and reduced lunch program. If you believe you qualify for benefits, please complete the application below. Participants may qualify at any time during the school year. 

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Contact Our Food Services Team

Gianna Pavan
Food Service Director
Ext: 3118
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