Cohoes City School District



Food Service Director   

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


Free breakfast and lunch for all Cohoes kids - THIS SUMMER!

Monday-Friday, June 29-August 14

All children, ages 0-18

Breakfast and lunch will be served daily at Abram Lansing Elementary School M-F beginning June 29

and at Cohoes High School M-F beginning July 6.

View the flyer for meal times>>

Summer menu for Abram Lansing>>

Summer menu for Cohoes High School>>


2015-16 Food Service Information

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

2015-16 Direct Certification Letter [PDF]

Cohoes City School District student wellness policy


2014-15 Menu Prices*

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


School Year Meal times


Abram Lansing School 8:30 - 9 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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