• Food and Nutrition Services

    Free and Reduced Price School Lunch

    Applications for free and reduced lunch benefits should be completed now, before school starts. Although applications are accepted throughout the school year, it is important to have this Educational Benefit in place as soon as possible to avoid incurring meal account debt. Last year's application expires Oct. 14, 2019 -- after that date, all free and reduced lunch benefits revert to "paid" status and balances become families' responsibilities.

    You should apply if:

    • Your family qualified for meal benefits last year -- a new application MUST BE FILED EACH YEAR.
    • Your family applied last year but did not meet income guidelines. The guidelines change a little each year and you may now qualify for benefits.
    • Your household income has been affected by unemployment, health crisis, death or other circumstances.

     

    Frequently Asked Questions:

    What is included in a breakfast?

    Students must choose three items, one of which must be a 1/2 cup fruit

    What is included in a lunch?

    Students must choose three components (grains, meat/meat alternate, milk, fruit and vegetable) one of which must be a 1/2 cup fruit or vegetable.

    Did you know...

    A la carte milk (purchased individually) does not qualify for free and reduced breakfast or lunch.  Students who qualify are entitled to a reduced or free breakfast or lunch meal, which includes milk.

    Questions regarding free and reduced applications?

    Please contact Joanne Meyer at 952.848.3811