Cohoes City School District



Food Service Director   

Brian Nolan
(518) 237-9100  Ext.1411
Fax: (518) 237-5785


2014-15 Food Service Information

Food Service information packets, including the application for free and reduced price lunch, were mailed out to all Cohoes families.

View and print a copy of the packet of information you received in the mail [PDF]>>

Read a letter about Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Aid to Dependent Children/Temporary Assistance to Needy Families.

2014-15 Direct Certification Letter [PDF]


2014-15 Menu Prices*

Milk 65 cents
Breakfast $1.25
Reduced breakfast 25 cents
Lunch $2.50
Reduced lunch 25 cents

*regular breakfast and lunch prices increased in 2014-15



September Breakfast

Abram Lansing & Van Schaick Breakfast

Harmony Hill Breakfast

Cohoes Middle School Breakfast

Cohoes High School Breakfast


September Lunch

Elementary Lunch

Cohoes Middle School Lunch

Cohoes High School Lunch


Meal times


Abram Lansing School 8:15 - 8:45 a.m.
Harmony Hill School 8:15 - 8:45 a.m.
Van Schaick Grade School 8:20 - 8:45 a.m.
Cohoes Middle School 7:50 - 8:15 a.m.
Cohoes High School 7:15 - 8:49 a.m.



Abram Lansing School 10:50 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Harmony Hill School 11 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Van Schaick Grade School 11 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Cohoes Middle School 10:43 a.m. - 1:01 p.m.
Cohoes High School 10:20 a.m. - 12:12 p.m.


Student Accounts

All students in grades K-12 have an account. Cash, checks or money orders are accepted, as well as online payment. Make checks payable to "Cohoes Lunch Fund" and include with payment the child's account number and child's full name. For information about making online meal payments for your students, see the information below. Students may also use cash to purchase meals and/or snacks.


Dietary services

Monthly meal menus are distributed to all students in Grades Prekindergarten through Grade 5. They are available to all students upon request. These menus comply with federal nutrition regulations. Special dietary services are available, but must be accompanied with a note from the child's physician and be on file in the school lunch office.


Free/reduced meals

Students who meet the financial eligibility guidelines are entitled to one complete breakfast and one lunch each day. Free/reduced meal applications are available at any time during the school year. They may be requested at the school lunch office, through the food service staff or can be downloaded by clicking here.

Additional important information for those who may be eligible for free/reduced meals is available here.

Send completed applications to:

Cohoes City Schools Food Service
Brian Nolan, Food Service Director
1 Tiger Circle
Cohoes, NY 12047


A letter for parents about new federal school meal requirements

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MyNutriKids is now

The school district's meal pre-payment and account company for student meal accounts has changed from MyNutriKids to the new The change should be seamless for families who already have accounts for their students and should appeal to even more families with its expanded features. Learn more>>


Healthier meals on the menu this fall

School menus looked different in September because the district adopted new federal nutrition standards for school meals earlier this year. For many students in Cohoes, the new meal patterns mean they will likely see even more of the healthy foods they have been sampling
in the cafeteria and in their classrooms. Learn more>>