Nutritious Meals are served every school day!
Attention: Meal Applications for the school year 2020-2021 will be available starting July 1st 2020. Please keep in mind meal applications are valid for one school year at a time and for the first 30 days of the following school year.
Atencion: Las solicitudes de almuerzos para el año escolar 2020-2021, estarán disponibles a partir del dia 1ro de Julio del 2020. Solicitudes de almuerzos gratuitos y a precio reducido estarán disponibles todos los días durante el año escolar 2020-2021! Las solicitudes de almuerzos son válidas por un año escolar y durante los primeros 30 días del siguiente año escolar.
2019-2020 Free and Reduced Meal Applications available every day through out the school year!
——–How to Apply——–
To participate in the National School lunch program complete a Free or Reduced price meal application for your child(ren). Paper applications are available at your school site or at the Nutrition Services Department, located at 1130 5th Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91911. Please return the completed meal application to the school cafeteria or to the Nutrition Services Department.
Online applications may be completed on the Parent Portal, keeps data secure and confidential, which ensures that the application is completely filled out to accelerated the application review process and determination of your child’s eligibility status. You may complete and submit an application here.
NOTICE: On July 1, 2019 SUHSD increased the Paid Lunch Meal Price to $3.00 and Paid Breakfast Meal Price to $1.80.
Please note: Free, reduced and full paid meals are served using an automated accounting system that protects the privacy of all students.
Earned Income Tax Credit Information Act Communication
Notice: The California Revenue and Taxation Code Section 19853(b) requires local educational agencies that operate the National School Lunch Program to annually notify households about the Earned Income Tax Credit Information Act.
Comunicación de la Ley de Información sobre el Crédito Tributario por Ingreso del Trabajo
Aviso: La Sección 19853 (b) del Código de Ingresos e Impuestos de California requiere que las agencias educativas locales que operan el Programa Nacional de Almuerzos Escolares notifiquen anualmente a los hogares sobre la Ley de Información del Crédito Tributario por Ingreso del Trabajo.
New District Meal Policy
Please see Districts New Meal Policy BP 3551.1 Meal Charge
Cash: Directly to the school cafeteria to deposit the money in your child’s account.
Personal Check: Checks are to be deposit into your child’s account the same day they are received. Check Cashing Policy: Make the check payable to your school cafeteria. Example: “Sweetwater Union High School Cafeteria.”
Use a check that is pre-printed with your mailing address. Write your home and work phone numbers on the top left-hand corner of the check. Write student’s full name and ID# in the corner or memo area of the check.
Pay for Meals Online: PayPAMS, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This service allows you to make payments to your child’s cafeteria account using a Visa, MasterCard or Discover card. This service has additional features that allow you to receive e-mail reminders when your child’s account is getting low or to set up automated payments. You can register at PayPAMS to make online payments. Please keep in mind that deposits made on PayPAMS can take up to three (3) school days to process. A convenience fee of $1.95 will be charged for each payment. To register for PayPAMS Click here for more information.
We comply with local, state, and federal health and safety regulations. To review the most recent health inspection reports, contact Sweetwater Union High Schoool District and Nutrition Services Department at 619-691-5510.
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: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, 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:
- Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
- Fax: (202) 690-7442; or
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
USDA is an equal opportunity provider.