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Free Meal Program

We encourage those who may need assistance to apply for the Free Meal Program. If eligible, in addition to free meals in school, you may qualify for additional savings on school activity fees, athletic fees, or technology fees. The application is available at www.schoolcafe.com or downloaded below:

Who is Eligible for Free and Reduced-Priced School Meals?

  • Children in households with incomes at or below 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free school meals.
  • Children in households participating in the Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program(SNAP), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families(TANF), and the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations as well as foster youth, migrant, homeless, or runaway youth, and Head Start participants are "categorically eligible" for free meals.
  • Children from families with incomes above 185% of the federal poverty level may purchase a "paid meal."