Food and Nutrition

Last updated March 26, 2021

Will there be breaks for my student before recess and lunch?

Students attending in-person instruction will participate in learning before being dismissed to grab lunch, participate in recess and/or picked up to go home.

Where can I get school meals?

Meals are available at 15 of our Mobile Meal Service sites.

Do I have to bring my child with me to pick up meals?

Children do not have to be present but the parent/guardian can bring ONE of the following verification documents:

  • Official letter/email from the children’s school that shows children as enrolled
  • Individual student report card
  • Attendance record from the Parent Portal
  • Birth Certificate for children not in school
  • Student ID Cards

What is the cost of meals?

All meals are currently free under USDA waivers through June 30, 2021.

What if my child has a special diet?

To request a special meal application, fill out the Special Meal Request form online.

How do I apply for school meals?

There are two ways to apply for school meals. You can apply on www.schoollunchapp.com or through a hard copy application at any of our 15 mobile meal service sites.

How can I get my P-EBT Card?

Pandemic EBT cards are distributed by the California Department of Social Services and given if the student is on Direct Certification or qualifies for a Free or Reduced application.

Do you have a food pantry?

Joey’s Food Locker provides free food for those in need every Friday. If you are in need or know a family in need of food, visit Joey’s Food Locker, 3301 Fong Ranch Road, from 3-5:30 p.m. This is a mobile pick up and a walk-up with social distancing. Groceries are based on availability.

How can I donate to Joey’s Food Locker?

Please contact Joel Schwieger at (530) 312-9799 or [email protected] to arrange a time to drop off donations. Monetary donations can be sent to the address below. Please mark that they are for Joey’s Food Locker.

Natomas USD Ed Center
Attention: Business Office
1901 Arena Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95834