Welcome to Pajaro Valley Unified Food & Nutrition Services
PVUSD student meals served daily - Free meals for all children (age 1-18) pick up from any site listed below
Free & Reduced Meal Applications - Most PVUSD schools receive breakfast and lunch for free without a meal application. Only the following schools need to fill out meal applications :
Meal Application Hotline
Application questions or need an in-person appointment? Call us at 831-786-2327
Food & Nutrition Services Office
General questions? Call us at 831-786-2325
Meal Charge Policy
As a courtesy, the following procedures are in place to support families and students:
Schools that can apply for free/reduced meals:
Mar Vista, Rio Del Mar, Valencia, Aptos Jr, & Aptos High. Students qualifying for free/reduced meals will receive meals at no cost.
All remaining PVUSD schools are Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) sites and meals are provided at no cost to all students enrolled.
Benefits of Qualifying for Free & Reduced Meals
When qualified, your student will receive free or reduced priced breakfast and lunch at school
Discounted Services for Internet and PG&E
Reduced or Waived Fees for Testing and College Applications
Apply for Other Benefits
Food Allergies and Meal Accomodations
Good nutrition and learning go hand in hand!
Meals, foods, and beverages sold or served at schools meet state and federal requirements which are based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines. We provide students with access to a variety of affordable and appealing foo
Notice: The California Revenue and Taxation Code (RTC) Section 19853(b) requires local educational agencies (LEA) that operate the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) to annually notify households about the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Information Act.