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Our Mission:

To provide nutritious and attractive meals that contribute to the nutritional and educational needs of our students as well as establishing healthy lifelong eating habits.

Renee Dykstra, Child Nutrition Director, 559-924-6844

Business hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 4:00pm

Child Nutrition Department:  559-925-6294


Mailing Address:

100 Vine Street
Lemoore, CA 93245


The Child Nutrition Department offers a meal payment option as well as a free and reduced price meal program to all students enrolled in the Lemoore Union Elementary School District in grades K-8. If your student attends school at the Naval Air Station or Stratford Elementary please contact your school district: Central Union. If your student attends Lemoore High School please apply at the high school.


In order to qualify for our free reduced price meal program you must submit a meal application and meet ONE of the following requirements:

You receive CalFresh, CalWorks, Foster Care, or FDPIR (Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations) for your students who are enrolled in one of our schools.

Your income is within the guidelines established by USDA for free or reduced price meal program.



Each school year you may complete an Application for Free or Reduced Price meals (if you would like to apply)  ONLINE at EZMEALAPP.com or at your child's SCHOOL.  

You will receive a letter in the MAIL within 2 weeks with the eligibility results. You are responsible for any meals served to your student while you wait for an eligibility decision. 

For further information please call the Child Nutrition Department at 559-925-6294 between the hours of 7:30am and 4:00pm from Monday to Friday.

Para ayuda en Español llame el Departamento de Alimentos y Nutrición al teléfono 559-925-6294.


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.


Breakfast is available daily. Children qualifying for Free or Reduced lunch also qualify for Free or Reduced breakfast.

(Almuerzo está disponible diariamente. Estudiantes que califican para comida Gratis o Reducido pueden recibir almuerzo diario Gratis o Reducido)


Child Nutrition - Meal Account Payment (Pagos a Cuentas de Alimentos)

Forgot to Send Lunch Money? (Se le olvido mandar dinero para alimentos?)

ezschoolpay

EZSchoolPay.com lets you add money to your elementary or Liberty Middle School child's meal account and check their balance anytime using your Visa or Mastercard. Once they start attending the Lemoore High School you will need to set up a new meal account for your student and to make their payments as their elementary/Liberty Middle School meal accounts will not transfer to the high school. For more information click on the EZSchooPay link:

https://www.ezschoolpay.com/Login.aspx?District=4129072


Please contact the school office clerk for any assistance or view the Help option located at EZSchoolPay.com.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

 

(Espanol)

EZSchoolPay.com le permite hacer pagos para los alimentos escolares o revisar el saldo de la cuenta de su estudiante de las primarias o Liberty Middle School  en cualquier momento usando su tarjeta de credito Visa o Mastercard.  Cuando empieze su estudiante en Lemoore High School usted tendra que hacer una nueva cuenta para pagar los alimentos de su estudiante porque la cuenta que tenia en las primarias o Liberty Middle School no se pasaran a la high school. 

Para mas informacion de EZSchoolPay.com seleccione aqui:

https://www.ezschoolpay.com/Login.aspx?District=41...


Favor de contactar a la oficina de la Escuela para preguntas o usar la opcion "Help" localizada en EZSchoolPay.com.

Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades


Helpful Links

My Pyramid
One size doesn't fit all. The My Choose My Plate web site can help you choose the foods and amounts that are right for you. Use the advice to help you.

  • Make smart choices from every food group
  • Find your balance between food and physical activity
  • Get the most out of your choices

5 A Day
Learn how easy it can be to make colorful eating a daily habit, how your health will benefit, and why scientists are so excited about fruits, vegetables, and color.

Meals Matter
Your gathering place for planning and preparing healthy and delicious family food.

PRODUCE for KIDS
Your complete resource for healthy meal planning and supporting worthy causes for kids.

Dairy Council of California
The Dairy Council of California helps to improve the lives of millions of Californians each year through nutrition education.

Food Allergy Initiative
If you or someone you care about has a food allergy, you’re not alone. The national Centers for Disease Control estimates that some 12 million Americans have food allergies of varying degrees of severity: 6% of children under age 3, and 3.5-4% of the overall population. Click here to learn more foodallergy.org.

Healthiergeneration.org
Every child deserves to be healthy. Changes comes when individuals, groups and systems work together to create healthy environments for kids.


Free & Reduced Lunch Applications 2018-2019

The Lemoore Elementary School District takes part in the National School Lunch and/or School Breakfast Programs. Meals are served every school day. If your student attends schools at the Naval Air Station or Stratford Elementary please contact your school district Central Unified. If your student attends Lemoore High School, please apply at the high school. Students may buy lunch for $1.75 and/or breakfast for $1.00. Eligible students may receive meals free or at a reduced price of $0.00 for lunch and/or $0.00 for breakfast. Students may buy additional milk for $0.35.

If you now receive CalFresh (Food Stamps), California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs), Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) benefits, or Foster Care, your child may receive free meals by completing a meal application.  A foster care child who is the legal responsibility of the welfare agency or ward of the court is eligible to receive meals free regardless of income. You may now include your foster care child on the same application with your other children. This may help your other children qualify for free or reduced price meals based on household income and size.

If your total household income is the same or less than the federal Free or Reduced Income Eligibility Guidelines below, your child may receive meals free OR at a reduced price (non-pricing for 18/19). Household means a group of related or non-related individuals who are living as one economic unit and sharing INCOME and living expenses. Living expenses include rent, clothes, food, doctor bills, and utility bills.

HOW TO APPLY:

Each school year complete and sign the Application for Free and Reduced Priced Meals if you would like to apply.  You may apply ONLINE at EZMEALAPP.com (fast and secure). You may also pick up an application at the School office.

The application cannot be approved and may be returned if it contains incomplete eligibility information. It takes 2 weeks to process an application except if you receive CalFresh (Food Stamps), CalWorks (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids), Foster Care, or FDPIR (Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations). You will receive a letter in the mail with the eligibility results. You are responsible for payment of meals served to your student while you wait for an eligibility decision. 

CalFresh, CalWORKs, and FDPIR HOUSEHOLDS — If you now get CalFresh (Food Stamps), CalWORKs (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids), or FDPIR (Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations) benefits for your child(ren), list each child's name, and your CalFresh, CalWORKs, or FDPIR case number (not your card number). AN ADULT HOUSEHOLD MEMBER MUST PRINT AND SIGN THE APPLICATION.

FOSTER CARE CHILDREN or CHILDREN PLACED IN OUT-OF-HOME CARE — Complete an application for the child who is the legal responsibility of the welfare agency or is a ward of the court. Write the name of the child and the specific school the child attends. If the child receives personal-use income, list the amount of income. Personal-use income is all other money the child receives, such as money from family and earnings from full-time or regular part-time employment. Include any Social Security payments received on behalf of the foster care child in Section B. Then on Section C the foster parent or agency official must print/sign the application and write the residence address. You may now include your foster care child on the same application with your other children by completing Sections B and C.

****If you have adopted a Foster Care child you will need to complete Section B listing all income including adoption assistance payments.

ALL OTHER INCOME HOUSEHOLDS (wages, salary, pensions, etc.) — If you do not enter a CalFresh, CalWORKs, or FDPIR case number for any student listed on the application, please do the following:

The names of all school-age children in your household and the school(s) they attend. (Section A)

The names of all other children in your household who do not attend school. (Section A)

The names of all adults and other household members in your economic unit, the amount each person received last month, and the source of income. (Section B)

The last 4 digits of the Social Security number of the adult household member who signs the application or mark the "I do not have an SSN box" if the adult does not have a Social Security number. (Section C)

An application must be completed, listing all household members in your economic unit and incomes for a child who is living with relatives or friends, whether or not the child is a ward of the court. An adult household member must print and sign the application.

Income Eligibility Guidelines

July 1, 2018–June 30, 2019

Household Size Year Month Twice Per Month Every Two Weeks Week
1 $22,459 $1,872 $936 $864 $432
2 $30,451 $2,538 $1,269 $1,172 $586
3 $38,443 $3,204 $1,602 $1,479 $740
4 $46,435 $3,870 $1,935 $1,786 $893
5 $54,427 $4,536 $2,268 $2,094 $1,047
6 $62,419 $5,202 $2,601 $2,401 $1,201
7 $70,411 $5,868 $2,934 $2,709 $1,355
8 $78,403 $6,534 $3,267 $3,016 $1,508
For each additional family member add $7,992 $666 $333 $308 $154

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rightsactivity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


Solicitud Para Comidas Escolares Gratis Y Precios Reducidos 2018-2019

El Distrito Escolar de Lemoore Union Elementary toma parte en el Programa de Comida Escolar Nacional y/o el Programa de Desayuno Escolar. Si su estudiante asiste las escuelas en la Estacion Naval Aerea o Stratford Elementary contacte a su distrito escolar Central Union. Si su estudiante asiste Lemoore High School, favor de solicitar en la high school. Comidas estan servidas todos los dias de escuela. Estudiantes pueden comprar comida por $1.75 y desayuno por $1.00. Estudiantes elegibles pueden recibir alimentos gratis ò a precio reducido de $0.00 para la comida y $0.00 para el desayuno. Estudiantes pueden comprar leche adicional por $0.35.

Si usted ahora recibe beneficios de CalFresh (estampillas para comida), Programa de California de Oportunidades de Trabajo y Responsabilidad Hacia Los Niños (CalWORKs), Programa de Distribución de Alimentos en Reservas Indígenas(FDPIR), ò Foster Care, su niño(a) puede recibir comidas gratis llenando una solicitud para alimentos. Un niño(a) de Foster Care que esta bajo la responsabilidad legal de la agencia de asistencia publica ò de la corte puede recibir comidas gratis sin tomar en cuenta los ingresos. Ya puede incluir el niño(a) de Foster Care en la misma solicitud de sus otros niños. Este puede ayudar que sus otros niños califiquen para comida/desayuno gratis ò reducido basado en el ingreso y total de miembros de su hogar.

Si el total de los ingresos de su hogar es igual ò menos de la Guia de Ingresos Elejible federales que aparecen abajo , su niño(a) puede recibir comidas/desayuno gratis ò a precios reducidos (sin cobro) para 18/19. Un hogar significa un grupo de parientes ò individuos sin parentesco viviendo como una sola unidad económica y que comparten los INGRESOS y gastos de vivienda. Gastos de vivienda incluye renta, ropa, comida, gastos médicos y gastos de utilidades.

COMO SOLICITAR:

Cada ano escolar llene y firme una Solicitud Para Comidas Gratis y Precio Reducido (si desea solicitar para su niño(s). Usted puede llenar una aplicacion por INTERNET en EZMEALAPP.com (rapido y seguro). Haga click en lo siguiente para aplicar por INTERNET: 

https://secure.ezmealapp.com/default.aspx?cid=ZmIz...

Usted tambien puede recojer una solicitud en la oficina de la Escuela.  La solicitud no puede ser aprobada al menos que contenga información completa sobre la elegibilidad y se le regresara si no esta completa. Dura 2 semanas para procesar una aplicación excepto los que reciben CalFresh (Estampillas Para Comida), CalWorks (Programa de California de Oportunidades de Trabajo y Responsabilidad Hacia Los Ninos) , Foster Care, ò FDPIR (Programa de Distribucion de Alimentos en Reservas Indigenas). Se le enviara una carta por correo con los resultados de elejibilidad. Usted es responsable de pagar cualquier alimento que se le de a su estudiante mientras espera una decision de elejibilidad.

HOGARES QUE PARTICIPAN EN EL PROGRAMA DE CALFRESH, CalWORKs, ò FDPIR— Si ahora recibe beneficios de CalFresh (estampillas para comida), CalWORKs (Programa de California de Oportunidades de Trabajo y Responsabilidad Hacia Los Ninos), ò FDPIR (Programa de Distribucion de Alimentos en Reservas Indigenas) para su niño(s), escriba el nombre de cada niño y él numero del caso de CalFresh, CalWORKs, ò FDPIR (no ponga el numero de tarjeta). UN MIEMBRO ADULTO DEL HOGAR TIENE QUE FIRMAR LA SOLICITUD EN LA SECCIÓN C.

NIÑOS DE CRIANZA (FOSTER) Ò INSTITUCIONALIZADOS —Utilice una solicitud para el niño(a) de Foster Care ò institucionalizado que está bajo la responsabilidad legal de la agencia de asistencia publica ò de la corte.Escriba el nombre del niño(a) de Foster Care ò institucionalizado y la escuela particular que el niño (a) atiende. Si el niño(a) de Foster Care ò institucionalizado recibe ingreso para uso personal, apunte la cantidad del ingreso. "Ingreso para uso personal" es cualquier otro dinero que el niño(a) recibe, tal como dinero de su familia y dinero que proviene del trabajo del niño(a), ya sea el trabajo de tiempo completo ò de tiempo parcial regular. Incluya pagos de Seguro Social recibidos para el niño Foster Care en la Seccion B. El padre adoptivo ò un oficial de la agencia tiene que firmar la solicitud en la Sección C y poner la direccion del niño. Hogares con ninos de crianza Foster lla pueden ser incluidos en la misma aplicacion con sus otros estudiantes llenando las Secciones B y C.

**** Si usted adopto a un nino de Foster Care, usted tendra que reportar los pagos que recibe de adopcion y reportar todos los ingresos en la Seccion B.

HOGARES DE TODO OTRO TIPO DE INGRESOS (Sueldos, salarios, pensiones, etc.) — Si no indica un numero de caso de CalFresh, CalWORKs, ò FDPIR para cualquier estudiante o nino en la solicitud, tiene que hacer lo siguiente:

Escriba los nombres de todos los niños y las escuelas que atienden. (Seccion A)

Escriba los nombres de los otros niños quienes no atienden a ninguna escuela. (Seccion A)

Escriba los nombres de todos los adultos y otros miembros del hogar de su unidad economica, la cantidad que cada uno recibió el mes pasado, y el origen del ingreso. (Seccion B)

Escriba los ultimos 4 numeros de el seguro social de el miembro adulto del hogar que firma la solicitud ò marque la caja “Yo no tengo un numero de seguro social” si el adulto no tiene un numero de seguro social. (Seccion C)

Una aplicación se necesita llenar incluyendo todos los miembros del hogar de su unidad economica y los ingresos para un niño(a) que vive con parientes ò amistades, aunque sea ò no el niño(a) responsibilidad de la corte. Un miembro adulto del hogar tiene que firmar y imprimir su nombre en la solicitud.

Guia de Ingresos Elejibles

Julio 1, 2018–Junio 30, 2019

Personas En Hogar Anual Mes Dos Veces Al Mes Cada Dos Semanas Semanal
1 $22,459 $1,872 $936 $864 $432
2 $30,451 $2,538 $1,269 $1,172 $586
3 $38,443 $3,204 $1,602 $1,479 $740
4 $46,435 $3,870 $1,935 $1,786 $893
5 $54,427 $4,536 $2,268 $2,094 $1,047
6 $62,419 $5,202 $2,601 $2,401 $1,201
7 $70,411 $5,868 $2,934 $2,709 $1,355
8 $78,403 $6,534 $3,267 $3,016 $1,508
Para cada miembro adicional del hogar agrege: $7,992 $666 $333 $308 $154

De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés), se prohíbe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad realizados o financiados por el USDA.

Las personas con discapacidades que necesiten medios alternativos para la comunicación de la información del programa (por ejemplo, sistema Braille, letras grandes, cintas de audio, lenguaje de señas americano, etc.), deben ponerse en contacto con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron los beneficios. Las personas sordas, con dificultades de audición o discapacidades del habla pueden comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service [Servicio Federal de Retransmisión] al (800) 877-8339. Además, la información del programa se puede proporcionar en otros idiomas. Para presentar una denuncia de discriminación, complete elFormulario de Denuncia de Discriminación del Programa del USDA, (AD-3027) que está disponible en línea en:http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.htmly en cualquier oficina del USDA, o bien escriba una carta dirigida al USDA e incluya en la carta toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de denuncia, llame al (866) 632-9992. Haga llegar su formulario lleno o carta al USDA por: (1) correo: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; o (3) correo electrónico: program.intake@usda.gov.

Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.