Free and reduced-price meals

Letter to Households for the 2017-2018 school year

Free and Reduced Applications need to be completed each year. One application per household.

Complete an application online thru Skyward Family Access (Available starting in August)

            Walk-Thru Detailed Instructions


Free and Reduced Application FAQ

  • Applications may be submitted at any time thru the school year, when financial or household changes occur.
  • Application status cannot be retroactive. Charges on your account before approval are your responsibility.
  • Families may be qualified directly by the state under state programs.
    • If you are approved under these direct certifications, you will receive a confirmation letter from our district stating approval start date.
    • If you do not receive a direct certification approval letter from our district, you must fill out an application to be approved for any meal benefits this school year.
  • Application status continues over into September the next school year to give families time to complete a new application.
  • Application information is confidential and is not transferable between school districts.


Free and Reduced Meal Benefits

      Under Federal Guidelines, approval of meal benefits is limited to full meals.
      This means that if your child wants to purchase only a milk, they will be charged
      full price for the milk. 

  • A Meal is: One Entree, Fruit/Vegetables offered, and One Milk or Juice.

  • Benefits when approved for Free:
    • Breakfast: Free
    • Lunch: Free
  • Benefits when approved for Reduced:
    • Breakfast: Free
    • Lunch:
      • K - 3rd : Free
      • 4th - 12th: $ 0.40

If you have any questions, please call the Free and Reduced Hotline at (360) 885-5390