Child Nutrition

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday     8 a.m. - 4 p.m.  

Mission Statement

Our mission is to inspire and empower our learners by providing safe, nutritious, high quality meals in a friendly, courteous manner in order to improve the health and well-being of our students.

Child Nutrition Goals

1. To offer well-planned meals that are appealing, nutritious, and appetizing.
2. To serve meals that encourage the students to expand their choice of acceptable foods.
3. To educate students and the general public about good nutrition and good food habits.
4. To serve food that is fresh and is in the best condition.
5. To maintain safety and sanitation habits that result in food that is of the highest possible quality.
6. To encourage each employee to always be professional and dedicated in his/her service to the school and the community.
7. To encourage each employee to enhance his/her professional potential by attending child nutrition training and educational classes.
8. To conduct the child nutrition program in an efficient and professional manner.
9. To be friendly and courteous and to treat everyone with dignity and respect at all times.



Alvarado has elected to outsource their child nutrition services to Chartwells School Dining Services. Chartwells manages child nutrition services for over 550 school districts and has been in business around 65 years in the United States. You may find more information about their company and nutrition information at their website by clicking here


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USDA Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program 
Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, and 
at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, 
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: [email protected]
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
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