Lunch Program

Summer Meals:
 
* Meals are available at no cost for all kids 18 years & younger at 26 locations throughout the district Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
* Meals include breakfast, lunch, supper and weekend meals. 
* Extra boxes of food from Feeding San Diego and the San Diego Food Bank are available one day per week at each site. Food box days vary per site, so go to the location closest to you and inquire there which days are the food bank days.
* Children do not need to attend the school where the meals are being distributed in order to receive the meals.
* Children do not need to be present during food pick-up, but a student ID or photo of the child/children will need to be shown.
* All meal distribution sites are drive-thru/walk-up distribution of packaged, prepared food. All food must be consumed off-site.
 
 

Menu

Join our Remind Classroom for lunch reminders.

 
Ordering:
(One form per student. Morning snack not included; please send an additional snack from home.)
    • Lunch order form coming soon!
 

As of July 31, 2020, the CDSS has made all P-EBT eligibility decisions. P-EBT applicants who provided an email address on their application should have received a confirmation email with their eligibility determination.

If your child was not determined P-EBT eligible and you believe they should have been, you can complete an appeal. Appeals can be submitted online at https://inquiry.pebt.dss.ca.gov/appeal or by calling the P-EBT helpline at 833-780-0353 by August 10, 2020. 

Our school lunch program offers nutritious, fresh, and homemade lunches using local vendors through Top Notch Catering.
 
Pricing:
Full-Price Lunch - $3.50
Reduced-Price Lunch - 40¢
 
New to Elevate's School Lunch Program?  Steps to get started:
  1. Create an account on the Titan Family Portal.
    • This portal allows you to load money onto your student's lunch account, check your balance, and set up recurring payments.  (No lunch menus available in the portal.)
    • Titan Family Portal FAQ
  2. Arrange for lunch payments.
    • Load money to your child's account online via your Titan Family Portal.
    • Until we open for in-person instruction, you can also mail a check to the main school office (2285 Murray Ridge Road, Suite 201, San Diego, CA 92123). Please include your child's name on the check. 
  3. All families are encouraged to complete a Free and Reduced Lunch Application.
    • Applications are submitted via your Titan Family Portal.
    • Applications may take up to 10 business days to process.  
    • Meal benefits will begin once application has been approved.
    • If you qualified for meals in another district, you must reapply at Elevate to continue receiving benefits.
  4. Does you student need special meals and/or accommodations due to a medical need?
    • Complete this form, which requires a signature from a California state licensed healthcare professional.
    • Return completed form to Elevate's School Lunch Program Director (contact info below).
  5. Lunch orders must be placed online by Wednesday at 10 AM for the following week, one form per student (links above).
 
  • When your child brings a lunch from home, please send a healthy meal, avoiding items such as chips, candy, cookies, etc.
  • Encourage your child to bring home any uneaten food so that you will know what s/he is eating.
  • Mark all lunch boxes with your child's first and last name. Include utensils with the lunch when necessary.
  • Please also send your child with a water bottle labeled with first and last name.
 
 
  • All students have a morning snack recess. Please send a healthy snack from home, avoiding items such as chips, candy, cookies, etc.
  • Mark all snack bags with your student's first and last name. Include utensils with the snack when necessary.
 
 
For questions, please contact our School Lunch Program Director, Cassandra Bahr at cbahr@elevateschool.com or (858) 751-4774.
 
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