Looking for a part-time job?

Earn extra income while your kids are in school

Downey Unified Provides Free Daily Meals for All Children

One free daily breakfast and lunch for all children 18 years and younger

More than just a meal

Did you know that kids partaking in school meals show improved performance on tests?

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

Resources

Nutrition Lessons

Eat Smart 2 Be Smart provides students Kinder – high school downloadable handouts, activities and more!

read more

Farm to School at Home

The Farm to School @ Home is a series of activities that teach valuable Farm to School and nutrition lessons to students while at home.

read more

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.