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All youth 18 years and younger are eligible to eat breakfast, lunch and supper at no cost during the summer. Click on the button below for more information.
Todos los jóvenes de 18 años o menos son elegibles para desayunar, almorzar y cenar sin costo durante el verano. Haga clic en el botón de abajo para obtener más información.
All students are now able to eat breakfast and lunch at no cost. Read more below. However, state and federal funds received by the district to support education and nutrition are still dependent on families filling out the alternate income application.
Todos los estudiantes ahora pueden desayunar y almorzar sin costo. Leer más abajo. Sin embargo, los fondos estatales y federales recibidos por el distrito para apoyar la educación y la nutrición todavía dependen de que las familias llenen la solicitud de ingresos alternativos.


Paper or Online Applications

The 2023-2024 Alternate Income Application (Student Education Benefit Form) will be mailed to households in July. Anyone who wishes to obtain additional forms may do so at the Nutrition Services Department, located at:
Nutrition Services Department
1518 Mines Avenue
Montebello, CA, 90640
or call (323) 887-7900, extension 5992
You can also apply online.
Solicitudes en papel o en línea

Las solicitudes del Formulario de Beneficios de Educación Estudiantil del año escolar 2023-2024 serán enviadas a su hogar por correo en el mes de Julio. Si usted necesita solicitudes adicionales, podrá obtenerlas en el Departamento de Servicios de Nutrición, localizado en la dirección arriba.
Usted puede solicitar en línea también.
Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) benefits for children coming soon!
Get help to buy food while schools are closed!
Families may receive up to $365 per eligible child in grades K-12 to spend on groceries in addition to pick up meals from school through a new program called Pandemic EBT or P-EBT. Families who already receive EBT benefits will receive a  P-EBT card in the mail by May 22.  Families who have not received their P-EBT cards in the mail and children who are eligible for Free or Reduced-Price Meals will be able to apply online now through June 30. The application is available at  For more information, visit
¡Los beneficios de Pandemia EBT (P-EBT) para niños llegarán pronto!
¡Obtenga ayuda para comprar alimentos mientras las escuelas están cerradas!
Las familias pueden recibir hasta $365 por niño elegible en los grados K-12 para acceder a alimentos además de recoger comidas de la escuela a través de un nuevo programa llamado Pandemia EBT o P-EBT. Las familias que ya reciben beneficios de EBT recibirán una tarjeta P-EBT por correo antes del 22 de mayo. Las familias que no han recibido sus tarjetas P-EBT por correo y los niños que son elegibles para comidas gratis o a precio reducido podrán solicitar en línea ahora hasta el 30 de junio. La solicitud está disponible en Para más información, visite


Did you know that based on your annual earnings, you may be eligible to receive Earned Income Tax Credits from the Federal Government (Federal EITC) and the State of California (California EITC)? For more information, see the full EITC statement.
¿Sabía usted que, según sus ingresos anuales, puede ser elegible para recibir el Crédito Tributario por Ingreso del Trabajo del Gobierno Federal (EITC Federal) y del Estado de California (EITC de California)? Para obtener más información, consulte la declaración completa del EITC.



In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English.  Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), 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.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at:, from any USDA office, by calling (833) 620-1071, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to:

  1. mail:
    Food and Nutrition Service, USDA
    1320 Braddock Place, Room 334
    Alexandria, VA 22314; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:
    [email protected]

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Nutrition Services is dedicated to reinforcing lifelong health and learning habits through serving and teaching good nutrition. This is accomplished by:
  • Providing every student well-balanced meals and healthy food choices that will enhance the learning process
  • Maintaining the required standards of food safety
  • Being a resource for nutrition education to teachers, students and the community
  • Each cafeteria supervisor/lead maintains current food handler’s certificate (ServSafe certified)
  • All cafeterias adhere to HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points) practices to insure food safety. A copy of HACCP standard operating guidelines is available for review at Nutrition Services’ department office, 1612 Mines Avenue, Montebello.
  • For health inspection information on a specific school site cafeteria, contact Nutrition Services: (323) 887-7978