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Nutrition Services Staff

Nutrition Services Overview

26 days ago

Standard School District Food Services manages 3,000 breakfasts and 2,500 lunches per day plus after school snacks and summer feed meals. Standard School District recognizes that a regular breakfast enhances a student's academic response and that is why we offer breakfast in the classroom to all students. School breakfasts provide a good start toward meeting a child's daily nutritional need of food energy, protein, vitamins, and minerals.

Our Mission

  • We will provide food of the highest quality for the students, staff and community of the Standard School District.
  • We will achieve this with an organized, well trained team of food service professionals that develop and encourage food service employees to work toward the common goal of producing a variety of foods that are safe, nutritious, good tasting, within state guidelines, and attractive.
  • Through the successful pursuit of our commitment, we will experience an increase of students, staff and the community participating in our meal programs.
  • School meals are the best deal in town. Not only are they nutritious, but also they are offered at a very reasonable cost to students.

The costs of school lunches are as follows.

Breakfast free to all Students
Lunch Meal Prices:

$ 2.25Elementary School K-5
$ 2.50Standard Middle School
$. 40Reduced
$. 30Milk

A good way to prevent an elementary child from misplacing, losing, or misusing his/her money, is to purchase lunch on a weekly or monthly basis. A lunch account is maintained through the cashier for each child, which provides an account record by using a lunch account number. When purchasing lunch on a weekly or monthly basis, please make check payable to Standard School District Cafeteria.

Free and Reduced price lunches are provided for qualifying students under the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs, and Summer Food Service Program for Children. Applications for free and reduced lunches will be sent home in the children's first day packet. Application for free and reduced lunches may be obtained at each school office throughout the year.

Parents and Guests

Parents and guests are welcome to join their child for lunch during the children's scheduled lunch time. Parents should sign in at their student's school office. Parents are encouraged to purchase a lunch from the cafeteria. Bringing lunch from a fast food restaurant as well as bringing soft drinks for children is strongly discouraged.

In light of Health Department regulations, only commercially packaged/prepared treats are permitted in the cafeteria during lunchtime. The serving of cupcakes or other like treats to students in recognition of a birthday or a "treat day" must be commercially packaged/prepared.

For information concerning your students lunch account, Free and Reduced Lunch Program, Point of Sale and other nutritional questions and concerns please contact our office.


Tracey Dougherty: Nutrition Services Director / ESC

Rhonda Vines: Nutrition Servies Supervisor/ ESC

Bette Hinson: Nutrition Services Manager II / Standard Middle & Standard Elementary

Tamera Kastner: Nutrition Services Manager I / Highland Elementary

Anne Henry: Nutrition Services Manager I / Wingland Elementary

Standard School Nutrition Services
1200 North Chester Avenue
Bakersfield, California 93308
8:00 to 4:00 Monday through Friday