Breakfast and Lunch Program


COVID-19 Meal Service Update

For the 2020-2021 school year we will continue to partner with Aveson School Lunch Services and offer weekly meal packs. The meal pack will include a week’s worth of breakfast and lunch items for your student(s). If you would like to place a meal pack order, we ask that you RSVP. Families will be required to RSVP for meal pick-ups on a monthly basis. Deadlines will be communicated via email and on the Meal Program website.

Meal pack pick ups will be on Tuesday’s from 4:30 pm- 6 pm at Aveson (1919 Pinecrest Dr) and Thursday’s from 11 am- 1 pm at Odyssey Charter School (725 W Altadena Dr).

To learn if you qualify for free/reduced lunches for the 2020-2021 school year, please submit an application which can be found on our website: Meal Program Eligibility Application .We will accept lunch applications at meal pack pick up days as well as Wednesday, August 19th when picking up school kits. Otherwise, completed forms must be mailed to our Lunch Coordinator Attn: Melissa Herrera, Odyssey Charter School 725 W Altadena Dr; Altadena, CA 91001.

Meal packs pickups will begin Tuesday, August 18th, 2020

September 2020 Orders Due August 28th, 2020

Program Overview

Odyssey Charter Schools partners with Aveson's Food Service Healthy Living program to provide healthy meals to our students. We serve fresh, seasonal, local produce (some grown in Aveson's garden) including our delicious salad bar!

Breakfast consists of a main meal option served with a selection of cereals, fresh fruit/juice, and milk. For lunch we offer a fresh salad bar along with a healthy, nutritious entree.


Ordering Breakfast/Lunch

All orders are placed through School Lunch Choice. Every family must set up an account for each of their students on one family account.

All lunches must be ordered online by 12:00 pm one week in advance of the date of the meal requested to ensure our staff is prepared.

Meals must be canceled by 7:00 am on the date the meal was meant to be consumed in order for a credit to be given. Notice of cancellation must be sent to: melissah@ocsmail.org


Service Times/ Meal Prices

Breakfast is served at

Odyssey & OCS-South

7:15am - 8:00am Daily

_There are no costs for students Eligible for Free Meals. Reduced Prices apply to Eligible students in all grades.

Breakfast Prices per meal:


Grade Level Price TK-4 $2.50 5th-8th $3.00
Reduced Price $.30

Lunch prices per meal:


Grade Level Price TK-4 $4.50 5th-8th $5.00
Reduced Price $.40



National School Lunch Program

Odyssey Charter Schools participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP):

The National School Lunch Program is a federally funded program that assists schools and other agencies in providing nutritious lunches to children at reasonable prices. Any student participating in school can get an NSLP lunch regardless of the student's household income. Eligible students can receive free or reduced-price lunches:

  • Free lunches are available to children in households with incomes at or below 130 percent of poverty.

  • Reduced-price lunches are available to children in households with incomes between 130 and 185 percent of poverty.

Learn more about Eligibility here



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