Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT

                         PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
                     OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

        Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 6, 2003

                              JACK IN THE BOX INC.
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

        DELAWARE                     1-9390                   95-2698708
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(State of Incorporation)       (Commission File          (I.R.S. Employer
                                    Number)              Identification Number)

9330 BALBOA AVENUE, SAN DIEGO, CA                                  92123
(Address of principal executive offices)                         (Zip Code)

        Registrant's telephone number, including area code (858) 571-2121



(c)           Exhibits.

Exhibit            Description
Number             -----------
99.1               Press release of Jack in the Box Inc. issued August 6, 2003

ITEM 9.    REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE (Item 12, Results of Operations and
           Financial Condition)

         The information contained in this item 9 is being furnished under Item
         12 "Results of Operations and Financial Condition" on Form 8-K in
         accordance with SEC Release No. 33-8216.

         Attached as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference, is a
         copy of the press release of Jack in the Box Inc. dated August 6, 2003,
         announcing Jack in the Box Inc. financial results for the quarter ended
         July 6, 2003.

         Jack in the Box Inc. will conduct a conference call on August 6, 2003
         at 9:00 a.m. PT to review third quarter results. Investors can hear
         this conference call live by visiting the Jack in the Box home page at Access the Jack in the Box home page at least 15
         minutes prior to the call in order to download and install any
         necessary audio software. Investors can hear replays of the conference
         call by visiting and clicking on the conference
         call link.



         Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                             JACK IN THE BOX INC.

                             By:      JOHN F. HOFFNER
                                      John F. Hoffner
                                      Executive Vice President
                                      Chief Financial Officer
                                      (Principal Financial Officer)
                                      (Duly Authorized Signatory)

Date:  August 6, 2003