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National School Lunch Program

Keeping Our Students Healthy & Ready to Learn

The Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD) Food Service Department’s intention is to ensure the offering and service of nutritionally wholesome and well balanced meals for breakfast, lunch, and snack are made available to students. It is our goal to provide a variety of foods which encourage healthy eating habits and physical activity as a lifestyle.

National School Lunch Program

The National School Lunch Program is a federally assisted meal program that operates in public schools, such as those within IUSD. The program provides students with nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to children each day they are at school. The program was established under the National School Lunch Act, signed by President Harry Truman in 1964.

IUSD students will enjoy a variety of healthy choices in accordance with the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. IUSD has made every effort to ensure that all meals include items that are healthy and fresh. This federal law aims to reduce the incidence of childhood obesity by providing healthier choices for school lunches. These include more whole grains and a wide variety of fruits and vegetables.

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Meal Application

Fill out the form and return it to your school’s office. You will then be notified by mail on your child’s status.

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Mobile Menu App

Learn About Your Lunch on The Go

The Mobile Menu App offers an easy way to view menus and nutrient information for products right from your smart phone.

The new "Web Menus" mobile App includes:

  • Interactive Nutritional Menus
    • Daily menus
    • Menu item nutrient information
    • Menu item description
    • Menu item photos
  • Menu item allergens
  • PDF Documents
  • Link to Online Payment Provider
  • Link to Nutrition Services website
  • Info section “All About School Lunch”

This is just one more step we are making in an effort to continually improve the quality of the menus we offer our students and raise the bar on the standards of our school meals. Our focus is on enhancing the diet of students with more nutritious choices here at school and by providing nutrition education that will help students form healthy habits that last a lifetime!

Key nutritional improvements that we have made include offering a variety of more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fat-free and low-fat fluid milk with our meals. We are also reducing in the levels of sodium, saturated fat and have eliminated added trans fat. We do not supersize our meals, but instead strive to meet the nutrition needs of students within their age specific calorie requirements.

The School Nutrition & Fitness Mobile "Web Menu" App is available in the App Stores.

App Store

Google Play


Lunch Menus