The cafeteria of ESMS is a hub activity. Beginning at 7:30AM each day, students may enter the cafeteria to eat breakfast. Breakfast is served until 8:05 AM at which time students report to first period. After eating, students may visit the snack counter to purchase low fat snacks or they may go outside to visit with friends on the blacktop.
The student body eats lunch in four shifts with the 8th grade taking the first two lunches and the seventh the last two lunches. The first lunch begins at 10:53. Each lunch is 30 minutes long. Once students are done eating, they may go out on the blacktop to socialize for the remainder of their lunchtime.