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Welcome to Nutrition Services!

Welcome back to the new 2018/2019 school year. We are excited and proud to be of service to all students, staff and families of Laguna Beach Unified School District. As we move forward, we are committed to providing healthy meals that students enjoy and parents feel good about. 

For the past few years, LBUSD has been bring in new recipes that feature more whole grains. Other positive changes include reducing the sodium content of foods, and adding more servings and variety of organic fruits and vegetables. In fact, organic produce offerings have doubled in portion size.

Lunch served daily at all sites    Lunch $3.90

Breakfast served daily at Thurston Middle School and Laguna Beach High School        Breakfast $2.90

Nutrition Services features many different types of fresh organic fruits and vegetables at our salad bars DAILY. We also serve 100% Grass Fed, all natural, NO hormones clean label Burgers; and All Beef NO nitrate NO nitrite clean label Hot Dogs.



Going Green MenusNew - Sign up to Receive Menus by email! Now you can sign up to receive menus each month automatically by email. Click button to the right!  ⇒

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Click "All About School Meals" to see some of our newest menu offerings.

Please feel free to contact Nutrition Services if you have any questions. We feel good about the many food options available for our students. Laguna Beach students deserve the best.

Nutrition Services is heading in a new and exciting direction with the support of a new team of Nutrition Professionals. We will continue to develop new recipes and strive to provide fresh, flavorful food every day. With everyone's help, we will get there!

Healthy Regards,
Nutrition Department
Good nutrition and learning go hand in hand

Please take a minute to check out our Food and Nutrition website. You will find information on Nutrition and Fitness for students, teachers and parents. We hope you like what you find and helps you to make healthy choices that will last a lifetime!


New Benefits!

  • Ability to set up Automatic Reoccurring Payments 
  • Ability to set up Automatic Account Refill based on low balance setting
  • Ability to make payments to multiple students in the family with one transaction
  • Works with MAC and  ALL browsers!
  • Can be set up to work with other school accounts in the future

Note: Payments can now be made to multiple students in the family with one transaction


Good afternoon Parents,

In order to remain PCI compliant, e~Funds for Schools is now required to prohibit website access from internet browsers that use TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 by October 3, 2017. 

What does this mean for you and how will your school district and parents be impacted? As of the dates listed below, our websites will only be accessible from the following browsers:

    Internet Explorer 11 or higher

    Google Chrome version 44 or higher

    Mozilla Firefox version 44 or higher

    Opera version 30 or higher

    Apple Safari version 9 or higher

    Microsoft Edge – any version


Thursday, September 21 2017: (parent payment portal) 

As of these dates, our websites will no longer be accessible from internet browsers older then the versions listed above. If this affects you or your parents after this upgrade has been completed, you or your parents will need to remedy this by downloading the web browser that is being utilized to access our websites or by enabling TLS 1.2 within the current browser.

To download the most current version of the web browser that you are using, you can either contact your IT department to have them perform this upgrade for you or perform it yourself (if you have administrative rights to your PC). If you or your staff receives a call from a parent experiencing this issue, you can instruct parents to download the latest version their internet browser (our preferred and recommended internet browser is Google Chrome) by searching for it via

If you or your parents are already utilizing any of the browsers above or a newer version of these browsers, you will not be affected by this upgrade.


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Need to make a note on your student's account?



The Meals Plus software provides our district with greater management abilities and increased features for parents. If you would like to modify your students account to set spending limits, prohibit purchases of certain items or specify meals only please email Debra Appel at the link above. Phone 497-7700 x5216

The 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.
Food and beverages sold or served at school meet the nutrition recommendations of the U.S. Dietary Guidelines. We provide students with access to a variety of affordable and appealing foods that meet the health and nutrition needs of students.

2018 - 2019 Full Pay Lunch Meal Price $3.90 2018 - 2019 Full Pay Breakfast Meal Price $2.90


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