The Princeton Joint Unified School District operates a Food Service Program for both school sites, the High School and Elementary School.
Children need healthy meals to learn! Princeton School District serves approximately 110-120 healthy meals every school day.
All meals for the 2023-2024 school year are free for all students.
School meals provide a foundation for the learning and health of Princeton's kids
- School meals provide over half of the daily recommended levels of key nutrients that children need to grow.
- Students that participate in school breakfast have improved academic and test performance compared to students that don’t eat breakfast or eat at home.
School nutrition programs can help schools
- School nutrition programs provide a natural classroom to teach nutrition and healthy eating habits which last a lifetime.
- State and federal grants for special education, afterschool programs and many other services uses school meal data to determine funding levels.
- Healthy participation in school nutrition programs improve the overall financial health of schools.
School meals benefit families
- Many Princeton students rely on free or reduced price school meals as their most consistent source of healthy meals.
- School nutrition programs help expose growing children to a wide variety of foods.
- No need to pack a lunch! School nutrition programs can provide healthy and hearty meals without the hassle of packing a lunch each day.
Visit the official web site of the National School Lunch Program for more information.
Sheree Azevedo, Cafeteria Manager 530-439-2104 or email@example.com