School lunch payments can be made online, by check or by cash.
Online: Somerville Food and Nutrition Services uses an optional electronic web school lunch payment program.
Pre-pay for school meals at
. You will be required to set up a FREE account when you first log onto PayPams.
Please note that there is a $1.95 non-refundable fee per online transaction.
Payment is only required if your child/children are not eligible for free or reduced price meals.
Check/Cash: A check or cash can be submitted to Somerville Food and Nutrition Services to pay for your child's school lunch. Checks are preferred as cash transactions are very difficult to trace. If a check is not possible, cash can be processed. Checks made payable to Somerville Food and Nutrition Services can be mailed to 42 Cross Street, Somerville, MA, 02145. You can also have your child submit a check during breakfast time to his/her school's Kitchen Manager. To insure proper credit when paying by check, please make sure your student's name and school is noted on the memo line. If you have more than one student in the school system, please indicate which child's account should be credited and for how much.