Nutrition Services



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Welcome to the Irvine Unified School District Nutrition Services web page.  We look forward to providing nutritious meals at breakfast and lunch for our students and staff.  Our menu analysis meets the Healthy School Meal Initiative guidelines for the minimum and maximum percentages of fat, saturated fat, protein, iron, vitamins and calorie requirements for children in grades K - 12.


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Watch the video below to learn how students use an Elementary School Cafeteria

Payments may be made to students' accounts using the following methods:

    1. Make an online payment at
      • You will need to set up an account for yourself and enter each student's name, school, permanent ID and birthdate.
      • Permanent Student ID numbers are available on the Parent Portal.
      • There is a $1.95 convenience fee for each transaction.
      • Payments may take up to 24 hours to post to your account.
    2. Pay with cash or check at your children's school.
      • You may leave a payment in a payment envelope at the front office.
      • Checks may be made payable to IUSD Nutrition Services.
      • Please be sure to include your student's name and pin code on the payment envelope or check.
      • You may make a payment for multiple students attending the same school on one check.
      • You may make a payment for multiple students attending different IUSD schools on one check.

        • Please indicate how much money should be deposited to each child's account.
      • There is no fee for making a payment at the school.
      • Payments are posted every day before serving times.


Location & Business Hours

Nutrition Services Office

On the campus of Rancho San Joaquin Middle School

4861 Michelson Drive

Irvine, CA 92612

Phone: (949) 936-6520

Fax: (949) 936-6529



Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 3:00pm



Would you like an on-call position working with students during school hours? Apply to be a substitute with Nutrition Services and work in our Cafeterias! We offer great hours for busy parents.


Last Updated: 8.11.2011