Good nutrition and learning go hand in hand.
Downey Unified’s Food Services is a team of food and nutrition professionals dedicated to students’ health, well-being, and their ability to learn. By promoting healthy habits for lifelong nutrition and fitness practices, we support learning.
EATING BREAKFAST CHANGES LIVES…
On average, students who eat a daily breakfast:
Achieve 17.5% HIGHER SCORES on standardized math tests
Attend 1.5 MORE DAYS of school per year
Students who attend class more regularly are 20% MORE LIKELY TO GRADUATE from high school
High school graduates typically earn $10,090 MORE per year and enjoy a 4% higher employment rate
BREAKFAST & LUNCH is FREE daily for all Downey Unified Students
News and Announcements
Here are some tips to keep your heart healthy all year long.
We know granola bars are an easy and quick way to provide kids with a nutritious snack (or sometimes even breakfast), but it’s important to know that not all granola bars offer the same nutritional value.
Winter Break is upon us, and we’re wishing our Downey Unified family a wonderful holiday season, creating memories with your loved ones.
The Farm to School @ Home is a series of activities that teach valuable nutrition lessons for students to work on at home.
Lessons for K – 12th in Language Arts, Mathematics, Nutrition, and more! Check out downloadable handouts, activities, and workbooks for you and your students.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.