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Free Meals for Children During School Closure

Release Date: 2020-03-14

This is an important update from Long Beach Unified School District ----

As previously reported, the Long Beach Unified School District will close schools beginning Monday, March 16. School will resume Monday, April 20. This closure is an extra precaution to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19).

LBUSD will provide meals to children during the coronavirus school closure period. Nutritious meals will be offered free at breakfast and lunch to children ages one to 18 at all LBUSD school locations, (except for California Academy for Math and Science located at California State University, Dominguez Hills campus) for the first week of the closure. The school district will then evaluate its meal services and revise as necessary the schedule and operating locations for all future weeks of the school closure period.

  • Serving Dates: Monday to Friday, March 16 to 20
  • Breakfast Serving Times: 8 to 9 a.m.
  • Lunch Serving Times: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

These meals will be available for free to students regardless of which school they attend. No paperwork is required. Children must be present in order for meals to be provided.