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School Lunch and Breakfast Prices

Children need healthy meals to learn. The San Mateo-Foster City School District offers healthy meals every school day. Breakfast is available at  the following school sites to all students attending school daily:

 Abbott (served before school starts)

 Bayside STEM (served before school starts)

Bayside STEAM (served at AM recess)

 Borel (served before school starts)  Baywood (minimum days only, served at AM recess)
 Beresford (served at AM recess)  College Park (served at AM recess)  Fiesta Gardens (served before school starts)  George Hall (served at AM recess)
 Highlands (served at AM recess)  LEAD (served at AM recess)  Laurel (served at AM recess)  Meadow Heights (served at AM recess)
 North Shoreview (served at AM recess)   San Mateo Park (served at AM recess) Parkside (served at AM recess) Sunnybrae (served at AM recess)
Turnbull (served in the classroom)      

Lunch is served at all school sites on a daily basis. The San Mateo-Foster City school District does not charge a fee for households that qualify for reduced-price meal benefits.

 ElementaryMiddle School
Breakfast (Full Price) $1.50 $1.50
Breakfast (Reduced) $0.00 $0.00
Lunch (Full Price) $2.50 $3.00
Lunch (Reduced) $0.00 $0.00
Extra Milk $0.50 $0.50

Free and Reduced-Price Meal Information

Your household may qualify for free or reduced-price meal benefits. If you feel you qualify for free or reduced-price meals, apply online at It is FAST, SIMPLE, and SECURE. If you need a paper Application for Free and Reduced-Price Meals they are available in the school office, the kitchen at the school site, and at the San Mateo-Foster City School District Offices. You may also contact Child Nutrition Services at (650) 312-1968 to obtain a paper application.

Paying for Breakfast and Lunch

My School Bucks

My School Bucks is a convenient online service that (for a small fee) allows parents to make payments to their child's meal account using Visa, MasterCard or a Debit Card.

Pre-pay by Check

If you would like to prepay by check, please write a check for the appropriate amount and deliver it to your school. Please issue a separate check for each child. Cash is accepted but not advised.

Summer Lunch Program

Good summer nutrition plays an important role in addressing childhood obesity as well as combatting the "summer slide," a learning loss that many children experience during the summer months. Summer lunch is provided in the San Mateo-Foster City School District at College Park Elementary, LEAD Elementary, and Sunnybrae Elementary. The program is a federally funded, state-administered program that serves meals to all children, 18 and younger, free meals during the summer. For more information please contact Child Nutrition Services at (650) 312-1968.

Additional Nutrition Assistance Resources

The CalFresh Program, federally know as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), can add to your food budget to put healthy and nutritious food on the table. The program issues monthly electronic benefits that can be used to buy most foods at many markets and food stores. The CalFresh Program helps to improve the health and well-being of qualified households and individuals by providing them a means to meet their nutritional needs. To find out how to apply for benefits in your county, please call the toll free number 1-877-847-3663 (FOOD), or apply online at

The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program is a federally-funded health and nutrition program for: Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or just had a baby; Children under 5 years old (including foster children); Families with low to medium income (working families may qualify). WIC has local offices all over California. For general information call (888)-WIC-WORKS (888-942-9675) or use the online mobile-friendly website at to find a WIC local agency site near you .

Medi-Cal is free or low-cost health coverage for children and adults with limited income and resources. You can apply online at A single application will let you know if you qualify for Covered California or Medi-Cal coverage. You can apply in person at your local human services agency or over the phone by calling (800) 300-1506. If you need help applying or have question, you can contact a trained Certified Enrollment Counselor (CEC) for free. Search a list of local Certified Enrollment Counselors or call (800) 300-1506. 

The Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties is one of the largest food banks in the nation. Currently providing food to more than one quarter of a million people every month. For additional family food and nutrition programs contact Second Harvest Food Bank at (800) 984-3663.

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Non-discrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

 Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

 To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

 (1) mail:

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

 (2)       fax: (202) 690-7442; or

 (3)       email:

 This institution is an equal opportunity provider.