Schools across county offer free meals during coronavirus closures

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SAN DIEGO — Beginning Monday, school districts across San Diego County will be handing out free, prepared meals to their students during school closures.

Can’t find your school? The San Diego County Office of Education may have updated information about the meal services on their website.

Cajon Valley Union School District

The district will provide any child, age 0-18, breakfast and lunch, Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the following locations:

  • Anza Elementary
  • Bostonia Language Academy
  • Cajon Valley Middle School
  • Chase Elementary
  • Emerald Middle School
  • Flying Hills Elementary
  • Greenfield Middle School
  • Johnson Elementary
  • Lexington Elementary
  • Madison Elementary
  • Magnolia Elementary
  • Meridian Elementary
  • Montgomery Middle School
  • Naranca Elementary
  • Rios Elementary
  • WD Hall Elementary

Carlsbad Unified School District

The district will offer portable lunches available for pickup at Jefferson Elementary School between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Chula Vista Elementary School District

The district will be offering breakfast and lunch at each of its schools. Breakfast will be served Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to noon.

Encinitas Union School District

Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to noon at Ocean Knoll Elementary School

Escondido Union Elementary and High School districts

Breakfast and lunch will be available for pickup at select schools for children 18 and under. Breakfast will be available for pickup between 6 and 8 a.m. at the following schools:

  • Central Elementary School
  • Del Dios Academy
  • Juniper Elementary School
  • Mission Middle School
  • Rock Springs Elementary School

Lunch will be available for pickup between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the following schools:

  • Escondido High School
  • Orange Glen High School
  • San Pasqual High School

Fallbrook Union Elementary School District

Meal pickup is available at the following schools, Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.:

  • Maie Ellis Elementary School
  • William H Frazier Elementary School
  • La Paloma Elementary School
  • Deluz School House
  • San Onofre School
  • Mary Fay Pendleton Elementary School

Grossmont Union High School District

The district will offer food services at all of its schools:

  • Grossmont High School
  • IDEA Center High School
  • El Cajon Valley High School
  • Grossmont Middle College High School
  • Mount Miguel High School
  • Helix Charter High School
  • El Capitan High School
  • Steele Canyon Charter High School
  • Granite Hills High School
  • The Learning Choice – East County
  • Monte Vista High School
  • Chaparral High School
  • MERIT Academy
  • Santana High School
  • REACH Academy
  • Valhalla High School
  • ELITE Academy
  • West Hills High School

La Mesa and Spring Valley schools

Four schools will offer breakfast and lunch pickup through March 27 between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Each student 18 or younger will be allowed to pick up one lunch and one breakfast meal for the following day. The meals will be available at:

  • La Mesa Arts Academy
  • Parkway Middle School
  • Spring Valley Academy
  • STEAM Academy

Lakeside Union School District

Drive-thru meal service will be available from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Lakeside Union School District Office (12335 Woodside Ave., Lakeside, CA 92040). During this time, you can pick up meals for lunch and breakfast for the following morning.

Lemon Grove School District

Drive-thru meal service will be available from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Lemon Grove Academy Elementary School (7885 Golden Ave, Lemon Grove, CA 91945). During this time, you can pick up meals for lunch and breakfast for the following morning.

Oceanside Unified School District

The district will offer meal pick-up from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday at the following campuses:

  • Oceanside High School
  • El Camino High School
  • Mission Elementary School
  • Libby Elementary

Poway Unified School District

Lunches will be available for students at all Poway Unified School District campuses from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Breakfasts will also be available to students from 7:30-8:30 a.m. at eight schools:

  • Los Peñasquitos Elementary School
  • Meadowbrook Middle School
  • Midland Elementary School
  • Mt. Carmel High School
  • Pomerado Elementary School
  • Poway High School
  • Westview High School
  • Valley Elementary School

Ramona Unified School District

Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Ramona Elementary School

San Diego Unified School District

Drive-thru and walk-up distribution will take place between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday through Friday at the following eight locations across San Diego. Children must be present to receive meals and can take one lunch and one breakfast for the next day. All food must be taken and consumed offsite, according to the district.

  • Clark Middle School
  • Cherokee Point Elementary School
  • Sherman Elementary School
  • Zamorano Fine Arts Academy
  • Kearny High School
  • O’Farrell Charter School
  • Walker Elementary
  • Farb Middle School

San Dieguito Union High School District

Lunch will be available from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the following schools:

  • Earl Warren Middle School
  • San Dieguito Academy

San Marcos Unified School District

All schools in the San Marcos Unified School District will be serving lunches from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday.

San Ysidro School District

Breakfasts and lunches will be available for pickup at three schools from 8-9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.:

  • La Mirada Elementary School
  • San Ysidro Middle School
  • Willow Elementary School

Santee School District

Lunch will be available as a drive through service from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the district office.

Solana Beach School District

Curbside pick-up will be available from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the following schools:

  • Skyline Elementary School
  • Solana Ranch Elementary School
  • Solana Highlands Elementary School

South Bay Union School District

Locations for meal pick up from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.:

  • Bayside STEAM Academy
  • Berry Elementary School
  • Central Elementary School
  • Emory Academy of Global Leadership and Empowerment
  • Imperial Beach Charter School
  • Mendoza Elementary School
  • Nestor Language Academy
  • Nicoloff Elementary
  • Oneonta Elementary
  • Pence Elementary
  • Sunnyslope Elementary
  • VIP Village Preschool

Sweetwater Union High School District

Food distribution will be a drive-thru/walk-up distribution of packaged, prepared food. Children will need to be present to receive meals, and each child 18 years and younger can take one lunch and one breakfast for the next day. Meals are available at all locations from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Castle Park Middle School
  • Castle Park High School
  • Chula Vista High School
  • Chula Vista Middle School
  • Granger Junior High School
  • Hilltop Middle School
  • Hilltop High School
  • Mar Vista High School
  • Mar Vista Academy
  • Montgomery Middle School
  • Montgomery High School
  • National City Middle School
  • Southwest Middle School
  • Southwest High School
  • Sweetwater High School
  • San Ysidro High School

Vallecitos School District

Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Vallecitos Elementary School

Vista Unified School District

During the weeks of March 16 and March 23, between 11 a.m. and noon, the district will serve meals consisting of lunch and the next day’s breakfast at five locations:

  • Roosevelt Middle School
  • Vista High School
  • Grapevine Elementary School
  • Rancho Buena Vista High School
  • Foothill Oak Elementary
  • Boys and Girls Club of Vista

Juvenile Court and Community Schools

Breakfast will be available at 9:30 a.m. and lunch will be available at noon.

  • Innovations (North): parking lot
  • 37ECB (Metro): back door
  • SCREC (South): garage area
  • La Mesa (East): parking area

This list will be updated as more information becomes available.

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