Children need healthy meals to learn. North Reading Public Schools offers healthy meals every school day. Lunch at the elementary schools costs $2.75; $3.00 at the Middle and High School. Your children may qualify for free meals or for reduced price meals. Reduced price is and $.40 for lunch. Below are some helpful links including the free and reduced lunch application, frequently asked question document, detailed instructions and a sharing of information waiver form. Completing this waiver form allows the district to use this information to extend benefits for other school programs including, athletics, extra-curricular activities, bus transportation, kindergarten and preschool tuition.