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Del Mar Union School District

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Ordering Deadlines and Refund Schedule

We are very excited to offer school lunches with Choicelunch again this year! Online ordering for Choicelunch will be through  
Child Nutrition Services will continue to offer a wide variety of healthy and delicious meal choices made from scratch every day.   Students will continue to have a variety of menu options per day.  Our menu offers at least one vegetarian option every day and includes choices for students with dietary sensitivities such as dairy allergies and gluten intolerance. An array of seasonal and organic fruits and vegetables are a part of the menu and included with each meal.  Students also receive a healthy snack and choice of beverage (1% lowfat milk, nonfat reduced sugar chocolate milk or water).  Our program has all of the variety, nutrition, and convenience you could require.
Ordering Deadlines

Ordering Deadlines

To ensure that your student has a meal ready for each school day please follow the ordering deadlines and instructions:
1.)  All Meals must be ordered by 12:00 PM three days before lunch service. Tip: Best practices would be to order Thursday night for the following week.
Choicelunch Chart
2.) Emergency lunches may be available from Choicelunch, however there will be an additional $1.00 convenience fee added to the price of the meal.
Refund Schedule for Meal Cancellations

Refund Schedule for Meal Cancellations

To cancel a meal, please go into your Choicelunch meal calendar and remove the item by clicking on the date and selecting "cancel lunch."  If you cancel your meal by 9:00 AM on the day prior to lunch service, you will receive full meal credit for a future order.  Cancellations received in the online ordering system between 9:01 AM on the day prior to lunch service and 9:00 AM on the date of service shall receive 50% credit.  No credit will be given for meals cancelled after the 9:00 AM deadline on the day of service.  All meals credited on the Choicelunch account shall remain on the account for use with respect to future meal orders.
Emergency Lunches

Emergency Lunches

We know sometimes parents can forget about sending a lunch, or make a mistake ordering lunch, so Emergency Meals are available each day, but will cost an additional $1.00.  Emergency meals from ChoiceLunch are in limited supply, but we will always ensure your child has a meal if he or she comes through the lunch line.  If a Choicelunch Emergency Meal is unavailable, DMUSD will provide a lunch for your student, and you will be billed through DMUSD Child Nutrition Services.
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:
USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, 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:
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.