Cafeteria Procedures

Cafeteria Information and Procedures

We are pleased to inform you that our school will continue to participate in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) program under the National School Lunch and OCPS Food and Nutrition Services during the school year 2022-2023.

All enrolled students of Conway Middle School are eligible to receive healthy meals at no charge for the school year 2022-2023.

  • Students will be able to participate in these meal programs without having to pay a fee or submit a family income application.
  • If the student transfers to a non-CEP school, the parent must complete a family income application at
  • Parent can request a meal benefits eligibility letter by contacting FNS Meal Benefits Department team at [email protected] or call (407) 858-3110 extension 329-3966.
  • Families may qualify for other benefits such as discounted internet services, waivers for college application fees, discounts on after school programs/camps, waivers for SAT/ACT/PSAT among others.

Children need a healthy breakfast and lunch to be prepared and ready to learn. Support this program by encouraging your child to take advantage of our school's nutritious meals.

If you have any questions, contact FNS Meal Benefits Team at (407) 858-3110 extension 329-3966 or email to [email protected].

Fuel to Learn

The Mission for Food & Nutrition Services:
Provide access to quality nutritious meals in a customer friendly environment. Good nutrition will enhance and support all students and educators ability to achieve academic excellence while forming healthy life long eating habits.

Children who eat breakfast are ready to learn. Give your children a head start - encourage them to eat breakfast at school if they don't eat it at home. Breakfast served daily from 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM For daily menus go to OCPS Menus.

Cafeteria/Food Service Procedures

  • Upon entering the cafeteria, sit in your assigned seat and wait for instructions from the administrator on duty in the lunch room.
  • There are two serving lines set up exactly the same. The same food and same choices are offered on both lines.
To enter serving area and pick up your meal you must form a single file line and maintain social distance.

As you go through the line make your selections:

  • One entree, two different sides and one milk counts as a complete meal.
  • One choice must be a vegetable or fruit.
  • Choose at least three options.
  • You may take additional items, but be prepared to pay additional costs for example:
    • extra side - 75¢
    • extra milk - 50¢
    • extra entree - $2.50
    • slice of pizza - $2.50
After you have made your meal selections, present your tray and selections to cashier to be reviewed and pay for any extra a la carte items.

You must pay for all items at the time of purchase.
You can deposit money to your account as a prepayment and use your student I.D. to access the account.

Method of Payments:

Point of Sale:
  • Cash
  • Check
If paying by check, please ensure the check has:
  • The correct date
  • Student ID number and name on check
  • Properly signed
  • Current address and phone number 
  • Check made payable to Conway Middle School
  • Payments Online: SchoolPay Make payments and set up notification alerts on student accounts.

Meal Prices

Breakfast - FREE
Lunch - FREE

À La Carte Items

Bottled Water - $1.00 Milk - $.50 (50¢) Assorted Chips - $.75 (75¢) Chocolate Chip Cookie - $.50 (50¢)

Commonly Asked Questions

My child has a certain food allergy; how can I ensure he/she does not have an allergic reaction?

The Food and Nutrition Services Department is required to provide reasonable accommodations for students with allergies.


  • Ensure cafeteria is aware of your child's allergies or special diets.
  • Complete diet order form found online at OCPS website.
    • Select Department Heading on far right
    • Select Food and Nutrition Services
    • Select Special Diets for Food Allergies
    • Select Special Diet Order form, complete and submit

I need a refund for money on my child's account; how can I get the money?

Refunds may be requested by contacting the manager in writing or in person during non-serving hours (9:30 AM to 11:00 AM) (2:15 PM to 3:00 PM).

Refunds are also available from the FNS department by calling 407-858-3110 ext. 3295139.

What happens to money left on my child's account at the end of the year?

Money remaining on your child's account at the end of the year will be transferred over to the next year. Even if you change schools as long as you stay enrolled in an Orange County Public School the money will "follow" the student.

My child is already out of money; how did this happen?

Review account history with your child and the selections they are making. There are many à la carte menu choices which can add up quickly if a student does not make wise decisions.
If necessary, spending limits and restrictions can be set on the student's account. Contact the food service manager with any questions or assistance needed to make this arrangement.

Career Opportunities

Looking for a family friendly job? If so, you should consider working with OCPS Food & Nutrition Services. Positions are available in school cafeterias around the district. You can be trained for a variety of job duties, such as preparing and serving food or operating a computer at meal service. Also, job growth opportunities are offered. OCPS offers full benefits such as: health insurance, retirement plan, sick leave, and personal leave. Also, dental and vision plans are available. Apply online at

Contact Information

Karen Shumsky Food Service Manager    Email: [email protected]
Direct Phone Line: (407)-249-6423
Best times to call: Monday - Friday from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM or 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

Click here to go to the OCPS Food and Nutrition web site.

Click here to see our latest Health Department Inspection.