The National School Lunch Program is a federally assisted meal program operated by Petaluma City Schools Food Services. It provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to children each school day. The program was established under the National School Lunch Act, signed by President Harry Truman in 1946.
Students qualify to participate in the National School Program based on their family's income level. Income eligibility guidelines are listed on the application available below.
To apply for your student to participate in the National School Lunch Program, submit the PCS National School Lunch Program Application to the kitchen staff at your school or PCS Food Services. Please print and complete the application linked below. Applications are also available in all school offices and at the District Office.