Food & Nutrition Services

The Arcata School District recognizes the link between student health and learning, and desires to provide a comprehensive program promoting healthy eating and physical activity for district students. Parents/guardians, students, food service employees, physical education teachers, school health professionals, Board members, school administrators, and members of the public are encouraged to participate in the development, implementation, and periodic review and update of the district's student wellness policy. If you are interested in taking part in this periodic review or you would like more information regarding the implementation of our student wellness policy, please contact our District Office at (707) 822-0351, extension 4, or
FREE MEALS for All Local Students (age 18 and under) through June 11, 2021:
Meal Delivery Form for Parents to Assign Alternate Meal Pickup:
Parents - If you want to allow another person to pick up bagged meals from Arcata School District meal sites for your children 18 and under, please complete this form and return it to the meal site food service staff or to the office at Arcata Elementary or Sunny Brae Middle School. You may also fax this form to the District Office at (707) 822-6589.
Breakfast/Lunch Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for 2020/2021 - Letter to Households & Form:
Breakfast/Lunch Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for 2020/2021 - Press Release:
CalFresh Food Benefits:
Medical Statement to Request Special Meals and/or Accommodations:
USDA Nondiscrimination Information: