Nutrition Services

The Princeton Joint Unified School District operates a Food Service Program for both school sites, the Jr./Sr. High School and Elementary School.

Children need healthy meals to learn! Princeton School District serves approximately 150-160 healthy meals every school day. Your children may qualify for free or reduced price meals.

All meal prices for the 2014-15 are as follows:

Breakfast: Paid - $1.50/Reduced - $0.30/Free

Lunch: Paid - $2.75/Reduced - $0.40/Free

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.
 
Contact Information
Terri Harris, Cafeteria Manager 530-439-2104 or terri.harris@glenncoe.org