Online Meal Application
If you received a letter of approval due to "Direct Certification", you do not have to fill out an application for the current school year.
** Application is available at the link below **
Households that would like to apply for free or reduced price meals must complete the online application each year. Returning households maintain their previous year status until a new application is processed or through the first 30 days of school, wichever comes first. If a new application is not received and processed before the end of the 30th day of school, benefits will expire and the students will pay full price for meals.
Households can apply for free and reduced price meals at any time throughout the school year.
Benefits and Needed Information
Benefits of an online application-
- Available 24/7
- Completed in the privacy of your home
- Paperless - nothing to turn in
Information you may need in order to complete the application-
- Full legal name of all students in the household
- ID number of all students in the household (optional)
- Names of ALL adult and non-student children household members
- Pre-Tax Income for ALL household members or SNAP/TANF Eligibility Group Number (not the case number)
Questions and Concerns
Applications may take up to 10 business days to be processed, in the order they are received. Once processed and an elegibility has been determined, you will be mailed a determinitation letter. We are unable to provide information on applications that have not been processed.
During the peak application processing period (first weeks of school), it may take 1 to 2 business days to return any phone calls or email inquiries. If you have any questions, please leave a detrailed voice message or email, and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.
Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.