La Cañada Unified School District: Grab and Go Lunches

As LCUSD provided in the Spring, the District is pleased to once again provide Grab and Go Lunches for students at all grade levels during the school closure. Unfortunately, the Federal Government is no longer providing funds to offset the cost of meals for all students. However, we are setting the cost at $3.50 per lunch for all grade levels.

Beginning August 17th, lunches can be picked up at the La Canada High School snack shop near the cafeteria. Parents/Guardians are welcome to pick-up lunches for their children. The student’s lunch number will be required. Lunch service will be available the following hours:

This schedule will be in place through September 4th and then re-evaluated.

Menus are available on each school’s website under the Parent Portal and online at (go to the Department section, then Food Services) or the link below.

In an effort to reduce contact, the District is encouraging families to utilize the online electronic payment option. Families can view their children’s lunch account balance and submit prepayments online electronically using the Meals Plus/eFunds on-line system. The website can also be found online at (go to the Department section, then Food Services) or the link below.

Eligible students may receive meals free of charge or at the reduced-price rate of $0.40. You or your children do not have to be United States citizens to qualify for free or reduced-priced meals. For a simple and secure method to apply, use the online application at (go to the Department section, then Food Services).

Please note, an application is not required if the household receives a notification letter indicating all children are automatically certified for free meals. If you did not receive a letter and are interested in the program, please complete an application.

If you have any questions please contact Gretchen Bergstrom at (818) 949-4750.


Mark Evans
Associate Superintendent of Business and Administrative Services

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