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Nutrition Services


Nutrition Services


Providing the highest quality, nutritious food choices that support academic and athletic achievement.


Need to apply for free or reduced price meals? Apply securely at or print off an application under the  Free/Reduced Meal Applications tab & turn into your child's school.  You may also request an application from your student's school office or cafeteria.


Want to pre-pay for meals? Open an account (or fill up your existing account) at


2017-2018 MEAL PRICES

Full Price Breakfast $1.75 $2.00 $2.00
Full Price Lunch $2.75 $3.25 $3.25
Reduced Breakfast $0.30 $0.30 $0.30
Reduced Lunch $0.40 $0.40 $0.40

Adult Breakfast

$2.75 $3.00 $3.00
Adult Lunch $3.75 $4.25 $4.25



What's New

Seamless Summer Feeding at MPUSD!

Summer meals are in, when school is out!

This summer, children can enjoy free lunches through Monterey Peninsula Unified Summer Feeding Program, a FREE program open to all children 18-years and younger. Lunch will be provided to all children and teens (18 and under).  There are no enrollment, paperwork, or income qualifications required to participate.  The program will be offered at and on the following sites and dates. No meals will be served July 4th.





Crumpton Elementary

460 Carmel Ave Marina, CA

6/5 – 7/13

No service 7/4

11:30 AM – 12 PM

Highland Elementary

1650 Sonoma Ave Seaside, CA

6/11 – 7/20

No service 7/4

11:30 AM – 12 PM

Ord Terrace Elementary

1755 La Salle Ave Seaside, CA

6/5 – 7/13

No service 7/4

11:30 AM – 12 PM

Los Arboles Middle

294 Hillcrest Ave

Marina, CA

6/5 – 7/13

No service 7/4

11:30 AM – 12 PM

Marina Teen Center

304 Hillcrest Ave

Marina, CA

6/5 – 7/13

No service 7/4

1 PM – 1:30 PM

Marina Youth Center

211 Hillcrest Ave

Marina, CA

6/5 – 7/13

No service 7/4

12 PM – 12:30 PM

Monterey Library @ Montecito Park

220 Montecito Ave Monterey, CA

6/11 – 7/27

No service 7/4

12 PM – 12:30 PM

Seaside Library

550 Harcourt Ave Monterey, CA

6/13 – 7/25 (Wednesdays ONLY)

No service 7/4

12 PM – 12:30 PM

Seaside High School

2200 Noche Buena Seaside, CA

6/11 -- 7/2 11:30 AM -- 12 PM

Marina High School 

298 Patton Pkwy Marina, CA

6/4 -- 6/22 10 AM - 10:30 AM


The Seamless Summer Feeding Program makes sure all children have a healthy meal available during the summer months and helps ensure children return to school healthy and ready to learn!

No applications are necessary to drop in and all children and teens 18-years and younger, are welcome! Bring your children and tell a friend!


Nutrition Services  

General Information Numbers
T. 831.392.3903
F. 831.392.3443


Director of Nutrition

Micha James, M.S.

Nutrition Services Supervisor

Antonio "Tony" Arellano

Culinary Specialist


Nutrition Services Office Coordinator

Mary Ventura

Nutrition Services Technician

Rachel Riddell

Free/Reduced and Computer Specialist

Donette Kraft

Account Clerk

Maria Morales

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