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The Eastside Union School District takes part in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs. Meals are served every school day. Our goal is to provide good tasting nutritious meals to our students in a safe and caring environment.


Child Nutrition Services follows the nutritional guidelines provided by the National School Lunch Program. School lunches are required to meet one-third of the Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) of protein, calcium, iron, vitamin A, vitamin C and specific caloric levels. Breakfasts must meet one-fourth of the RDA.  We also follow the Dietary Guidelines for Americans by offering a variety of foods, which are low in fat, saturated fat, and cholesterol. Students are provided plenty of choices, including fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grain products. Salt is used in moderation. More information on meal patterns is available on the back of the school menu.


Student Meal prices are as follows:

$2.00  Breakfast (Grades K-5)

$2.00  Breakfast (Grades 6-8)

$2.25  Lunch (Grades K-5)

$2.50  Lunch (Grades 6-8)

$ .50  Milk or Juice


Adult Meal Service (price includes sales tax):

$3.50  Breakfast

$5.00  Lunch



MyPaymentsPlus provides parents with a fast, easy, and secure way to add money to their child’s meal account (using a credit, debit card). It is a 24/7 self-service program for parents to view their child’s cafeteria balances and purchase history. MyPaymentsPlus also provides parents with the ability to receive free low balance emails. Please check out the APP store on your cell phone for the free mobile MyPaymentsPlus APP.


Send Cash:

You can always bring money personally or send it with your student. Please place it in an envelope marked clearly with your student’s name, ID#, teacher’s name, and the dollar ($) amount. This can be turned into the cafeteria.


Online Free and Reduced Application:

Now you can apply for free or reduced school meals online by using the District's webpage and clicking on the link to the Child Nutrition Lunch Application.  The process is quick, easy and FREE! Since the information you’re providing is electronic, we’ll be able to review your application faster than ever. Your information is protected using the latest and greatest encryption technology, so you can rest assured that your personal information is safe.


The online application is very similar to the paper application we have used in the past. Both contain all of the details required by the USDA. The quick and simple step-by-step wizard will walk you through the process, resulting in a complete application that is ready for us to qualify!


If you receive Cal Fresh, California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (Cal WORKs), Kinship Guardianship Assistance Payments (Kin-Gap), or Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservation (FDPIR) benefits, your child may be eligible to receive free meals.


Eastside Union School District currently provides reduced price meals at no charge.


Households must reapply for meal benefits every school year. A meal status carries over into the following school year for a grace period of only 30 days. Only one application per household is required to apply.  When the application has been processed, and Eligibility determination is made within 10 working days. A notification call will be made to the phone number on the Student Information System (SIS).


I hope the information on our webpage is helpful to you. If you have additional questions or need further assistance, please contact our office at (661) 952-1200, ext. 8216 or 8231.



Anita Molino

Director of Child Nutrition Services

44900 N. 27th St. East

Lancaster, CA 93535


In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.


Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.


To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:


(1)       mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;


(2)       fax: (202) 690-7442; or


(3)       email:


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.



De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés), se prohíbe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad realizados o financiados por el USDA.


Las personas con discapacidades que necesiten medios alternativos para la comunicación de la información del programa (por ejemplo, sistema Braille, letras grandes, cintas de audio, lenguaje de señas americano, etc.), deben ponerse en contacto con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron los beneficios. Las personas sordas, con dificultades de audición o discapacidades del habla pueden comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service [Servicio Federal de Retransmisión] al (800) 877-8339. Además, la información del programa se puede proporcionar en otros idiomas.


Para presentar una denuncia de discriminación, complete el Formulario de Denuncia de Discriminación del Programa del USDA, (AD-3027) que está disponible en línea en: y en cualquier oficina del USDA, o bien escriba una carta dirigida al USDA e incluya en la carta toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de denuncia, llame al (866) 632-9992. Haga llegar su formulario lleno o carta al USDA por:


(1)       correo: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;


(2)       fax: (202) 690-7442; o


(3)       correo electrónico:


Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.



Meal Application Link:


MyPaymentPlus Link:




CNS Office

44900 N. 27th St. East

Lancaster, CA 93535

Anita Molino

Michelle Quirce


952-1200, X8229  

952-1200, X8216 

952-1200, X8229    

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 Carlos Tapia

946-5656, X2314

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 Kim Larson

946-3907, X1013

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