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Free and Reduced Price Meals are available to families who believe they may qualify. If your family chooses to apply please complete a "Free and Reduced Meal Price Application Form." The forms can be obtained and returned (completed) to any school office or by clicking the link below. You will be notified by your child’s school of your child's status. Until notification you must provide your child with a lunch or lunch money.
Only complete one application per family. The information you give will be used to determine or prove your child's eligibility for free or reduced-priced meals. This information may also be used for other state or federally funded school benefits.
Factors considered in the application process are household size and total household income. HOUSEHOLD SIZE is considered all persons, related or unrelated: Including parents, children, grandparents who live in your home and share living expenses. The TOTAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME is the income each household member received last month before taxes - this includes wages, social security, pension, unemployment, welfare, child support, alimony, and any other cash income.
Foster Children - In certain cases, foster children are eligible for free and reduced-price meals regardless of your income. If you have foster children living with you and want to apply for them, please contact us.
How do I get an application?
Your student(s) will receive an application at the beginning of the school year but you may submit an application at any time during the school year. You can also pick up an application at your students school, please see the school site FEA Coordinator. Applications can also be completed online by clicking the link below.
Do I need to fill out an application every year?
Yes, you need to fill out an application every year.
Do I need to fill out an application for every child?
No, please fill out only one application for your family.
Where do I send my completed application?
Please have your student give the completed application to the FEA Coordinator at the school.
- Applications completed online Monday - Friday before 4:30PM are processed the same business day.
- Applications completed online Monday - Friday after 4:30PM or anytime Saturday -Sunday are processed the next business day.
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