Free & Reduced Cost Meals
School Lunch Program
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 possibleTo access the free and reduced-price meal program online application, go to  
Free Breakfast for all Students!
All students may enjoy a free breakfast every school morning, starting at 8:10am. There is no application to fill out, no income verification and no id requirement -- all Cleveland kids are welcome. Your children will enjoy meeting their classmates for breakfast each morning.  Parents enjoy catching up with one another and hearing the latest Cleveland news. It's a fun and healthy way to start the day!
                           Breakfast Club  

If you'd like information about other programs that provide free food in Alameda County, click here.