Through July 30, the Nutrition Services Department operated 24 pick-up locations throughout the city where “Grab and Go” meals were available for any Oakland child.
There will be no meal service the week of August 3, while our sites prepare for the start of the school year on August 10.
Starting August 10, the Nutrition Services Department will operate 24 pick-up locations throughout the city where “Grab and Go” meals will be available for any student enrolled in TK to 12th grade at one of our District-run schools, or in our Young Adult Program.
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September 24, 2019 Press Release
71 OUSD Schools Serve Free Lunch and Breakfast to Students
August 22, 2018 Press Release
OUSD Nutrition Services serves approximately 7,500 breakfasts, 20,000 lunches, and 10,00 snacks each and every school day!
Since 2014, we have partnered with the Center for Good Food Purchasing to evaluate OUSD's food procurement practices.
Between 2012 and 2017, we improved from a 2 star rating (out of 5 stars) to a 4 star rating (out of 5 stars) by increasing purchases of foods that are local, humane, sustainable, fair, and nutritious!