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Lunch Applications

Fruit Everyday...
Do it for Life!

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Smart Snacks In School
USDA Dietary Guidelines
Online Payments: MySchoolBucks
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Welcome to Child Nutrition!

Welcome to the Castro Valley Child Nutrition Website.Good nutrition and learning go hand in hand!The  Child Nutrition Services department is made up of a team of food and nutrition professionals that are dedicated to students' health, well being and their ability to learn. We support learning by promoting healthy habits for lifelong nutrition and fitness practices.

Meals, foods and beverages sold or served at schools meet state and federal requirements which are based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines. We provide students with access to a variety of affordable and appealing foods that meet the health and nutrition needs of students.

FoodGuide_final.pngClick here to view information on the Alameda County Community Food Bank.

Alameda County Community Food Bank in collaboration with Alameda County Nutrition Action Partners (CNAP) has produced a new “Your Guide to Healthy Food Resources in Alameda County”. It includes quick and easy information re: the Food Bank’s Helpline, CalFresh (food stamps), WIC, Head Start, and of course, School Meals

Online Payments

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   ..Click here to make prepayments online anytime!

  Online payments are a simple, safe and secure way to make payments to your students account 24 hours a day at your convenience.


Meal Prices    
Elementary School Lunch $3.25
Elementary School Breakfast $1.75
Middle School Lunch $3.50
Middle School Breakfast $2.00
High School Lunch $3.50
High School Breakfast $2.50
Adult Lunch $4.50
Adult Breakfast $3.50


Global -> specialmealaccomodations.jpg...Click here for information on Special Meal Accommodations and to access our required Physician's Special Dietary Request form.

Notice: The California Revenue and Taxation Code (RTC) Section 19853(b) requires local educational agencies (LEA) that operate the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) to annually notify households about the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Information Act.

Earned Income Tax Credit Information Act Communication