Students may qualify for free or reduced cost food services. Please print and complete the application posted below and drop it off at your child’s school front office or the school cafeteria IF you have not received notification of your students status. Direct Certification notification letters are mailed to your home. All students MUST REAPPLY YEARLY! PLEASE REMEMBER THAT YOU HAVE UNTIL OCTOBER 4TH TO REAPPLY. FAILURE TO REAPPLY BY THAT DATE WILL RESULT IN YOUR STATUS SWITCHING TO FULL PAID STATUS UNTIL YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN PROCESSED. PLEASE ALLOW 3 – 5 DAYS FOR PROCESSING ANY APPLICATION DUE TO THE VOLUME WE RECEIVE AT THE START OF EACH SCHOOL YEAR.
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. You will be notified by mail of your child’s status. Until notification you must provide your child with a lunch or lunch money.
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. DO NOT INCLUDE FOSTER CHILDREN.