Fee Management and Lunch Information

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Online Payments:
As a convenience to parents/guardians, Ridgewood Public Schools provides an online system to pay for Food Service and for school Fees for Middle and High School students such as Student Activities, Chromebook Insurance,Testing, and Book Fines. Parents can make payments for ALL students in their family in a single transaction, and there is no convenience fee for paying online. Parents can also set up Auto-Replenish for authorized Food Service accounts. For more information click on the link below.

Instructions for Fee and Food Service Online Payments

Login to Skyward Family Access to Make a Payment for Fees/Food Service for Middle and High School Students.

Fee Management:
Parents can pay online for Middle or High School student fees at any time. Activity Fees are capped at $100 per student for Middle School students and $150 per student for High School students. You will be charged and notified by email of any unpaid balance, which includes money owed from prior years.  
Students may not be permitted to participate in a Fall activity unless the fee is paid in full during Mandatory Annual Student Information Update process.
The Chromebook Annual Insurance Plan Fee of $30 is expected to be paid for all students in Grades 6-12 before they begin school. A Chromebook will not be issued to any Grade 6-12 student until the fee is paid. See the RPS Chromebook Initiative for more information.

Food Service:

Click Free and Reduced Lunch Application Information for detailed information and updates regarding Free and Reduced Lunch.

Lunch Menu and Prices
Elementary Lunch Ordering through Village Fresh
Click here to place an order
Questions regarding Village Fresh should be sent to
Please Note:  Elementary Lunch Ordering is through Village Fresh. Orders are NOT paid through Skyward Family Access.

Food Service accounts can be funded for students in Grades 6-12 only, either through Skyward Family Access Online Payments, or by check. Parents must authorize their students to charge to this account, and will be responsible for maintaining a positive balance. We encourage you to use the Auto-Replenish feature in online payments so your child's account will never be in arrears. Checks can be sent to the Ridgewood Board of Education, 49 Cottage Place, Ridgewood, NJ, Attn: Accounts Payable.

If you have any questions about your middle or high school students' food service activity in Skyward, please email

If you need to request refund or transfer funds between middle or high school students, please email