The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is a federally assisted meal program that provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost, or free lunches to children each school day.
Parents/guardians of all Cleveland students are encouraged to apply. Not only could your child qualify for reduced price or free meals, but Cleveland could receive much needed Title I funding as a result.
Use the link below to fill out the online application and print a copy for your records. You will need to make a note of the batch number if you want to check on the status of your application. The application can take up to two weeks for processing, but you may check on the status of your application by calling Nutrition Services at (510) 879-8345.
There is no deadline for applying, but we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. If you need help with this form, please call Nutrition Services at (510) 879-8345.
Please click here to access the free and reduced-price meal program online application, or go to https://mealapps.ousd.k12.ca.us.
If you'd like more information about programs that provide free food in Alameda County, click here.
OUSD prohibits unlawful discrimination against any protected group as identified under Education Code 200 and 220 and Government Code 11135, and Title IX, including actual or perceived sex, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, race, ancestry, national origin, religion, color, mental or physical disability, age, or on the basis of a persons association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics in any District program or activity that received or benefits from state financial assistance, including athletic programs. Complaint forms are available at school sites and at the Office of the Ombudsperson, located in the Districts Paul Robeson Administrative Building, 1025 Second Avenue, Room 316. For further information, call 273-3243. BOARD POLICY 0410, 5145.3