Free meals will be provided to any CVUSD student for the entire school year 21-22. Filling out a meal application can provide extra benefits outside of the meal program. It can also support Castro Valley Unified by simply filling out an application. Please participate this year and help support CVUSD!
Wondering what your student's meal balance is? Want an alert when more food money is needed? Curious to know what meals/snacks they've eaten?
School Cafe can tell you everything you would like to know!
Welcome to Child Nutrition!
All food service will resume August 2021. Students will eat breakfast and lunch on campus during designated nutritional breaks. All meals will be free for CVUSD students.
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.
Alameda County Community Food Bank, in collaboration with Alameda County Nutrition Action Partners (CNAP), has produced “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.
Please apply for the Free and Reduced meal program. Although meals are free, you are helping CVUSD by filling out an application. The above benefits apply if you qualify for the program. Thank you for the support!
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.