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
Eat Smart 2 Be Smart provides students Kinder – high school downloadable handouts, activities and more!
The Farm to School @ Home is a series of activities that teach valuable Farm to School and nutrition lessons to students while at home.
12 weeks of virtual aftershool enrichment activities for the CACFP snack and supper program, and NSLP snack program.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.