Food Services

Welcome to Paradise Food Services

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Paradise Unified School District's Food Services Department believes that good nutrition and learning go hand in hand.  The District Food Services department employees are proud and caring professionals. We pride ourselves in working as a team to provide nutritious, appealing meals for the students and staff to promote health today and in the future. Every meal will meet the USDA requirements for nutrition, enabling all students to prepare for academic development.
Breakfast is available at all schools. A copy of breakfast and lunch menus are sent home with all elementary students. In addition all menus are available on this web site. Meal prices are published on each menu.
Scroll down to download a printable school meal application or click the following link to fill out an application from the comfort of your home online.


Free & Reduced-Price Meals

Your child may receive free meals if you now receive Food Stamp, California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs), Kinship Guardianship Assistance Payments (Kin-GAP), or Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) benefits,

If your total household income meets eligibility requirements, your child may receive meals free or at a reduced price.

Foster Care Children or Children placed in out-of-home care; Foster children are now categorically eligible for free meals. They may be added to the family application as part of the household. However regardless of the household approval the foster child will remain free.  Please see the Letter to Households below for more information.

Application for Free/Reduced Meals 2017-2018

Letter to Households Regarding Meal Application

Sample Application

Paper applications are accepted all year long at the following locations and will be forwarded to the PUSD Food Service Office for processing:
  • Any PUSD school site

  • Any PUSD school cafeteria

  • The PUSD District Office (6696 Clark Rd, Paradise, CA 95969)

  • The PUSD Food Service Office (610C Pearson Rd, Paradise, CA 95969)

The ability to submit a Free and Reduced Priced Meal application online is now available! Click Here to get started!

If you choose to complete and submit an online application, it will be sent directly from your computer to the food services office where it can be processed.


Food Service Parent Forms

Prepayment for Meals Through MySchoolBucks

Click the picture above or click here to access or create your FREE online account.


Tanya Harter Food Services Director
or Nancy Denhalter Food Services Secretary
Tel: 530.872.6496
Fax: 530.872.5913