Chartwells Food Service

Chartwells, a division of Compass Group North America, and a leader in educational dining service, partners with Norwich Free Academy to provide students an affordable range of choices and nutritious dining options.

NFA participates in the National School Lunch Program. All students will receive a Free and Reduced Price School Meals Application Form in home room at the beginning of the school year. To apply, fill out and submit all documents to your child(s) House Office. For more information or to recieve the form in another language go to National School Lunch Program.

Parents may continue to finance meals at school through MySchoolBucks , available directly from the MyNFA>Parents page.

Norwich Free Academy Student Wellness Policy.

Norwich Fee Academy Charging Policy.

If you have questions, please contact NFA's Chartwells Food Service staff at 860-425-5586.

FREE Meals! Dinner & Grab-and-Go Snack

Free Dinner is available from 4 - 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, in the Back Cafeteria for all NFA students age 18 and younger. The dinner complies with Connecticut State meal requirements. Menus are updated and posted to the MyNFA>Student Portal.

Students sign in to participate and eat dinner in the cafeteria. No grab-and-go or takeout.

For more information, contact Director of Student Affairs Mr. Iovino in Tirrell or email him

A Free Grab-and-Go Snack is available to all NFA Students from 2:10 - 2:30 p.m. each day in the cafeteria.