CNS School Meal Information

CNS School Meal Information
Posted on 01/17/2019
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In accordance with the USDA Eligibility Manual for School Meals, any household may apply for school meals anytime during the school year. For your convenience, meal applications are available online at: CNS Meal Application or paper applications are available and can be submitted at school offices, school cafeterias, and the District office. For more information call: 760-752-1253


General meal application information:

 A household may apply for benefits at any time during the school year. Children of parents or guardians who become unemployed or experience a financial hardship mid-year may become eligible for free and reduced-price meals.

Only one application is required for all children in the household attending schools in the same Local Educational Agency. (LEA)

How to use the School Meal Program:
Middle School and High School Students

Student school ID number (6-10 digits) or ID card is utilized to access their meal account.
At Breakfast and Lunch, the student enters their ID number and then selects a meal.
Advise your student NOT to share their student ID number; others could access their account.
Meal Payments can be pre-paid using the online system at (www.myschoolbucks.com) or send cash or check in a white envelope. Include students name, Student ID number and amount. (Payable to SMUSD) or the student can pay at the time of service.

CNS Breakfast and Lunch Programs
CNS Breakfast and Lunch Programs-Spanish

SMUSD Child Nutrition Services