School Life

Hot Lunch Program

Cathedral School for Boys offers a daily hot lunch, inclusive in tuition, for all students which is part of the Acre Real School Lunch program. Acre Real School Lunch offers an organic and sustainable approach to nourishing students.

Acre Real School Lunch – Guiding Principles

  • Cook food from scratch
  • Keep food affordable without compromising quality
  • Keep food choices inclusive of particular health and diet needs
  • Support and use local and organic ingredients
  • Use grass-fed meat and free range poultry, free of hormones and antibiotics
  • Use only natural, non-hydrogenated oils in our cooking and dressings
  • Serve food fresh and hot, not reheated
  • Respect the environment through sustainable practices like our full composting/recycling program that aims for ‘zero waste.’

Acre Real School Lunch – Goals for a Better Food Culture

  • Educate and empower kids through the experience of eating our real food
  • Create dining areas that promote collegiality, conversation and friendship
  • Consciously integrate sustainable principles into the school curriculum including student farm visits, school gardens and inspiring guest speakers
  • Bring families and farmers together through Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

Acre Real School Lunch – Menus

  • Greatly exceed USDA guidelines for nutrition
  • Are low in sugar and free of trans fats
  • Are continually changing and offer a wide variety of healthy choices within each meal
  • Embrace cultural diversity
  • Are appetizing to a younger palate (for inspiration we ask kids for their favorite recipes)
  • Pay special attention to vegetarian and vegan options and all dietary/allergy concerns

Cathedral School for Boys

1275 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA 94108 Main phone 415.771.6600 Fax 415.771.2547
Located in San Francisco, CA, Cathedral School for Boys is an independent elementary school for boys in grades K-8. Our mission is to provide an excellent education through intellectual inquiry and rigor that is centered in the Episcopal tradition and is respectful of and welcoming to people of all religious traditions and beliefs.