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Nutrition Services

Nutrition Services is dedicated to reinforcing lifelong health and learning habits through serving and teaching good nutrition.  This is accomplished by:

  • Providing every student well-balanced meals and healthy food choices that will enhance the learning process
  • Maintaining the required standards of food safety
  • Being a resource for nutrition education to teachers, students and the community

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Nutrition Services


2017-2018 Free and Reduced-Price Meal Application Process

Click below to learn more about the process. The 2017-18 process is the same as 2016-17.


Information about Meal Applications

Paper Applications

The 2017-2018 Meal Application will be mailed to households in July.  Anyone who wishes to obtain additional forms may do so at the Nutrition Services Department, located at:

Nutrition Services Department
1518 Mines Avenue
Montebello, CA, 90640
or call (323) 887-7900, extension 5992

You may also find it helpful to take a look at an example filled out application.


Aplicaciones en papel

Las aplicaciones para comidas del año escolar 2017-2018 serán enviadas a su hogar por correó en el mes de Julio. Si usted necesita aplicaciones adicionales, podrá obtenerlas en el Departamento de Servicios de Nutrición localizado en:

Nutrition Services Department
1518 Mines Avenue
Montebello, CA, 90640
o llamar al (323) 887-7900, extensión 5992

También podrá ser útil ver una aplicación llena como ejemplo.



Online Applications

You can apply online for the 2017-18 school year beginning July 1, 2017.

Click here to access application online


Aplicaciones en línea

Usted puede aplicar en línea para el año escolar 2017-18, empezando el 1 de julio, 2017.

Haga clic aquí para acceder a la aplicación en línea


Food Safety Practices

  • Each cafeteria supervisor/lead maintains current food handler’s certificate (ServSafe certified)
  • All cafeterias adhere to HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points) practices to insure food safety. A copy of HACCP standard operating guidelines is available for review at Nutrition Services’ department office, 1612 Mines Avenue, Montebello.
  • For health inspection information on a specific school site cafeteria, contact Nutrition Services: (323) 887-7978