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"Child Nutrition is Our Business" 


WCCUSD Food Services Department



The West Contra Costa Unified School District Food Services Department is committed to providing healthy school meals and snacks to the students of the West Contra Costa School District. The team of dedicated food and nutrition professionals supports student academic abc success and promotes healthful eating habits that lead to lifelong positive nutrition practices.

School meals are served to students under the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program and follow the nutrition guidelines prescribed by The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. The law was designed to reduce the incidence of childhood obesity by providing healthier choices to students. To learn more about school meal regulations visit 

these standards include:

  • Increased produce options, ensuring that students receive both fruits and vegetables every day of the week.
  • A ban on unhealthy trans fats.
  • Portion size guidelines and calorie limits based on the age of children served.
  • Increased emphasis on whole grain products.
  • Limits on the types of milk served, with an emphasis on low fat (1%) and non-fat varieties.
  • Reductions in sodium levels to be phased in over several years.


District Enrollment:

28,800 ADA

Average Number of Meals Served for 2014/2015 year







Summer Food Program:


Total Meals Served Per Day:


Total Meals Served Per Year:

5.3 million

Free and Reduced-Priced Meals % of Participation:


Annual Operations Budget:

$ 15.5 million

Annual Equipment Budget:

$ 150,000

Number of Employees:

240 Full & Part time

Number of Kitchens Central Food Production Kitchen:


Satellite Kitchens:

39 Elementary


12 Secondary

3 Continuation Schools

3 Alternative Education

Last Updated:

September 9, 2015



Meals and snacks are also served through the Seamless Summer Feeding Option and the Child and Adult Care Feeding Program; both United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) supported programs.
Program Goals:

To provide healthy meals daily to students, preparing them to learn and guiding them in the process to develop positive life-long eating habits.


  • To meet USDA and State nutritional guidelines.
  • Continue to expand program access to student meals.
  • To remain a financially self-sufficient department.
  • To continue to look for partnerships and coalitions among public and private sectors to enhance programs and quality of food. 






 No Charge

No Charge 

 Reduced Price

 No Charge

 No Charge

 Full Price-Elementary



 Full Price-Middle



 Full Price-High



The Food Services Division works with schools to ensure that healthy meals and/or snacks are always available to students, whether they are at school, off campus for a special activity, participating in a school program taking place outside the regular school day, or involved in some other special circumstance.

Listed below are the different menus we offer and a brief explanation of each. These menus all meet, or exceed the strict District and USDA nutritional guidelines.

Elementary Menus:

September 2015 Lunch

September 2015 Breakfast

September 2015 Cold Supper

September 2015 Hot Supper

Middle/High School Menus:

Fall Breakfast

Fall Middle School Lunch

Fall High School Lunch 


Thank you very much, please let me know if you have any questions,

Barbara Jellison
Director of Food Services
Food Services Department
West Contra Costa Unified School District
510-233-1805 (FAX)