Food Services


The Food Service Staff at Lodi Unified School District is dedicated to providing students and staff members with attractive, well balanced, and nutritious meals.

We value all students and staff as our customers. 

We strive to provide the best possible quality foods, services and nutritional knowledge to our students and employees. We want to be the friendliest and most efficient school food service establishment in San Joaquin County.

meal pick up information

Ronald E. Mcnair Student Meal pick-up/drive thru

WHEN: Mondays and Wednesdays

WHERE: in the student parking lot 

TIME: between 11:00 am and 12 noon


Students will receive meals for multiple days.

Students/Children must be present in order for meals to be provided.

Meals will be provided based on the number of children present.

These meals will be available free of charge for anyone 18 and under regardless of their school of residence. 

No paperwork is required. 

The meals will be offered for pickup only, and meals will not be consumed on-site. We encourage families to continue to be proactive in reducing the risk of COVID-19 by utilizing social distancing once meals have been distributed.
Sites and serving times are subject to change, so please refer to the LUSD website.

You can also text the word “FOOD” to 877-877 to find the closest locations.

Donna Harvell
Cafeteria Manager


From photo booths to roving sample carts, Donna searches every day for new ways to serve more students. As a high school cafeteria manager, she ensures the 1700 meals served daily at her four main serving lines, salad bar, two carts, and two snack bars set the standard of how school food should taste and look. She has the unique ability to inspire others, encouraging her staff to connect with the students and take pride in their work. She knows her students may not have access to healthy food and if she can get a student to try her meals, she’ll have a return customer, meaning they are receiving the food they need to develop, learn, and be their best selves.

Donna Harvell: "If we are not trying to serve every baby in this school, every day, then what are we here for?


Eagles cafe


chili pepper cafe

salad bar

photo booth


LUSD is now accepting free and reduced lunch applications for the 2018-2019 school year.

Fill out only one application per household.  List all household members and income.

If you require a paper version of the application, you may obtain one at the school site or at the Food Services district office.


You must complete a new application each school year.

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MySchoolBucks is your online portal to see information and pay your student's school meals.  Adding funds to your students account is easy.  There is no processing fee to add funds online.