School Meals

Breakfast & Lunch Programs

The Chula Vista Elementary School District takes part in the National School Lunch and Breakfast Program. Meals are served every school day. Students, including Kindergartners, may buy breakfast for $1.00 and lunch for $1.50. Students eligible for free or reduced meals may receive meals free of charge or at a reduced price of $.30 for breakfast and $.40 for lunch.

The cafeteria will be open on all school days, including minimum days. Breakfast is offered in the cafeteria each morning starting at 8:25 AM. Each student is issued a meal card that will be debited each time the child eats breakfast or lunch. Students who use their cards will receive lunch, even if their lunch accounts have a negative balance and parents are responsible for the cost. Prepayments for at least 5 meals are encouraged. Payments may be made in the cafeteria, in the school office, or online (see below in Online Services). Checks should be made payable to Cafeteria account, cvesd. Parents and family members are welcome to come and by lunch to share a special day with your child.

If you have any questions or comments about the program please call Child Nutrition Services, Monday – Friday, from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm at 619/425-9600, extension 1400.

For current information about breakfast and lunch menus, go to to retrieve a school menu. A hard copy will no longer be distributed to each student.

Here is the flyer distributed by CVESD on the 2014-2015 new nutrition options: CNS Menu Info_14-15

Apply for the Free / Reduced Meal Program

Please fill out an application for free or reduced meals. You never know, your child might qualify.

Families must reapply for the Free/Reduced Meal Program each year. If you do not reapply, your child will revert to full pay status and will be charged for all meals eaten since the first day of school.

New families who apply must pay for all meals eaten until approval is received.

Program applications can be obtained in the school office, or you can apply online by going to

If you have any questions regarding whether or not your application has been approved, please call Child Nutrition at 425-9600 ext 1400.

Online Services Available

All District parents may now conveniently make payments using a credit card by accessing the Parent Pay website and creating an account. You will need your child’s 6 digit district student number which you can find by looking on your child’s report card. Online services available include:

  • View your child’s up-to-date cafeteria account balances & purchase activity
  • Make payments on-line anytime, anywhere
  • Manage your child’s cafeteria expenses
  • Set up hassle-free automatic monthly payments to replenish your child’s cafeteria account
  • View & print payment history
  • Highly secure on-line transactions

The website is:

CVESD School Meal Distribution Schedule – Effective August 31, 2020

The school meal distribution program is designed to provide breakfast and lunch for students eligible to receive free and reduced-price school meals. At several District schools, all enrolled students may participate in the meal distribution program. Those school sites with all-student participation are indicated by bold font and an asterisk (*) in the list below. At all other schools only those students eligible for free and reduced-price meals may participate in meal distribution that begins Monday, August 31. Meals will only be distributed one day a week and will include food for five days. The school meal distribution schedule is:

Horario de Distribución de Comidas Escolares de CVESD A partir del 31 de agosto de 2020

El programa de distribución de comidas escolares está diseñado para proporcionar desayuno y almuerzo para los estudiantes elegibles para recibir comidas escolares gratuitas y a precio reducido. En varias escuelas del Distrito, todos los estudiantes inscritos pueden participar en el programa de distribución de comidas. Las escuelas con participación de todos los estudiantes se indican con una fuente en negrita y un asterisco (*) en la siguiente lista. En todas las demás escuelas sólo aquellos estudiantes elegibles para comidas gratuitas y a precio reducido pueden participar en la distribución de comidas que comienza el lunes, 31 de agosto. Las comidas solo se distribuirán un día a la semana e incluirán alimentos para cinco días. El horario de distribución de las comidas escolares es:


Allen – *
Clear View
Feaster – *
Hilltop – *

Rosebank – *
Valley Vista
Vista Square – *


Castle Park – *
Cook – *
CV Hills
Kellogg – *
Mueller – *
Palomar – *

Salt Creek


Arroyo Vista
Harborside – *
Lauderbach – *
Olympic View
Rice – *


Finney – *
Juarez Lincoln – *
Loma Verde – *
Los Altos – *
Montgomery – *
Otay – *
Rohr – *

Saburo Muraoka
Silver Wing – *
Valle Lindo
Wolf Canyon

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