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WHO: All children in households receiving benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), California CalWORKS/Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), or the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) are eligible for free meals. Also, foster, homeless, runaway ,or migrant children can qualify without reporting household income for free meals.   WHY: Submitted applications provide essential funding for HBCSD and improve programs for your child. Students who qualify for free and reduced lunch are able to participate in the Extended Learning Opportunity Program (ELOP) which includes free after school daycare with STAR Education.  HOW: Click the "Free and Reduced Price School Meals Application" link to the right and complete.


Welcome to HBCSD Food Services

One free breakfast and/or lunch will be available to all students during the 2023-2024 school year.


Free and Reduced Price School Meals Application

For the 2023-2024 school year, HBCSD will participate in the Universal meal program throughout the upcoming school year, each student is eligible to receive one free lunch each day at their school. We will not be offering a la carte items this school year. Through the Universal meal program, applying for free and reduced-price meal benefits is not required but is encouraged. Completing a meal application will provide additional funding for the district. Please click on the 'Ordering Lunch' page for more information. 


2023-2024 Meal Service

One free breakfast during nutrition and/or lunch will be available during the students’ scheduled time. Meals will be pre-plated with the main entrée, side items, fresh fruits, and vegetables. Students will be able to select their choice of milk. All TK-8 students must check in to receive their free breakfast and/or lunch.


Meal Magic Family Portal

The Meal Magic Family Portal can be used to submit your "Free & Reduced Lunch Application" or to order breakfast and/or lunch. Families must use the Meal Magic Family Portal website to sign up for an account and order meals daily/weekly by 7:00 AM. If you have any questions, please contact Paula Montalbo at [email protected].


Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.


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


To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (AD-3027) found online (Click Here), and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:


U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

Fax: (202) 690-7442

E-mail: [email protected] 


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.