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Child Nutrition Services

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The Child Nutrition Services Department at Coronado Unified School District works to surpass the standard nutrition requirements while also creating meals and an environment that is attractive to students.


In adhering to nutritional standards, we not only follow the strict guidelines set forth by the State of California, but also those stated in the Student Wellness section of the Governing Board’s by-laws. We understand that health in our students needs to be cultivated in the classroom as well as at lunchtime. Nutrition is important, but so is encouraging children to actually eat the food. After all, what good is healthy food if they refuse to eat it? We also realize that we must create a conducive and attractive food service environment. The Island Café is specially designed and constructed to create a desirable ambiance. On the whole, we seek to serve students at both a nutritional level and also an enjoyment level.
 

Free Lunch Meals for All Enrolled Students for School Year 2021-2022

The USDA has approved UNIVERSAL FREE LUNCH MEALS for all students that are enrolled in the Coronado Unified School District for school year 2021-2022. No applications will be necessary to receive the daily lunch meals. For more information, click here.

School Menus: October 18 - December 17th 

Crown & Silver Strand Preschool

Free Grab and Go Breakfast Meals Weekly

  • Where: Village Elementary and Silver Strand Elementary
  • When: Every Tuesday, starting August 31st 
  • Location: Multi-Purpose Rooms at VES (H Street, with the line forming along Green Field on 7th Street) and Silver Strand Elementary
  • Distribution Time: 3:00PM-4:00PM (while supplies last)

All families with children 18 and under will be able to pick up free breakfast meals via curb-side pick-up. Children are not required to be students of Coronado Unified School District. Each child will receive one bag that contains 5 days’ worth of meals for breakfast. Meals will consist of yogurt, cheese, cereal, crackers, fruit, and milk. The CNS staff will start "Grab and Go Distribution" of meal bags at 3:00PM, and will stop once all bags are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
All meals will be distributed curb-side to decrease the risk of exposure. Bags will be placed into automobile trunks-they will not be handed through the vehicle window for the protection of both our staff and vehicle occupants. Only those in cars will be served meals during this pick-up window, no walk-ups or bicycles are allowed in order to maintain social distancing protocols. If you are unable to pick-up meals by car or during the scheduled distribution time, please email Charity.Campbell@coronadousd.net on Fridays before 2:00pm and we will schedule an alternative window to pick-up a meal.
 
Meals may not be distributed to students. Students who are receiving meals are encouraged, but not required, to be physically present at the time of pick-up. This is free for all children, regardless of meal status - please spread the word! 
 

Contact Us

Charity Campbell, MS, RD, SNS
Director, Child Nutrition Services
(619) 522-8907 x2085 
charity.campbell@coronadousd.net