The Child Nutrition Services department manages the cafeterias at all Redwood City School District schools. The District has partnered with Sodexo to help operate the National School Breakfast and National School Lunch program and other child nutrition programs such as, after school snack program, supper program, and meals for preschool students attending a Redwood City School District Child Development Center. Every school has a breakfast and lunch program.
Many students qualify for free or reduced price meals. To find out if your student qualifies simply complete an online Free and Reduced Meal Application available on the sidebar menu on the left of this page. You can also pick up a paper application at your school, cafeteria or call 650-423-2227 and request a paper application. If your student receives CalFRESH benefits, is homeless or is a Migrant Education student the he/she will automatically qualify for free meals.
Under a special Federal program all students at Fair Oaks, Hoover, Hawes, Garfield and Taft can eat breakfast and lunch at no cost. The goal of Child Nutrition is to provide all our students with nutritious meals that appeal to students and are reasonably priced. At the five schools listed above, households may be asked to complete an Alternate Income Application. This application is not related to free school meals and is necessary in order to increase school funding under the state of California's Local Control Funding Formula.
For students that do not qualify for free or reduced price meal benefits lunch is $3.00 and the price for breakfast is be $2.00.Please pre-pay for your child's meals. Pre-paying online is convenient, free, and easy. To pay for meals online, please go to Ezschoolpay
Delinquent debt. RCSD does not what your student to go hungry. However, if your students meal account reaches negative $7.01 as a courtesy, his lunch meal will be exchanged for cereal, milk, fruit, and a vegetable.
If your student has special dietary needs please have the student's physician complete the Medical Statement to Request Special Meals and/or Meal Accommodations. Special Meal Accommodation Form
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